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Arson investigators called to house fire on West Side

Fire took place around 9 p.m. in the 1600 block of Buena Vista

SAN ANTONIO – A home just west of downtown caught fire overnight, San Antonio fire officials said Wednesday.

The fire took place just after 9 p.m. in the 1600 block of Buena Vista Street near West Commerce Street and Lanier High School. 

Officials said the home was divided into separate apartments, with only the back unit catching fire. It took firefighters roughly 20 minutes to put out the flames.

Officials said the fire caused about $20,000 worth of damages.

Arson is investigating the cause. It is not known what started the fire.

No one was hurt in the incident.


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