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Woman returns home to find fire in bathroom

Fire was reported just after 10 p.m. Wednesday

SAN ANTONIO – A woman returned home from a short stint out to find a fire in her bathroom overnight, fire officials said Thursday.

The fire was reported just after 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of North Palmetto Street, found near East Houston Street on the city's East Side.

Firefighters said the woman had left her home briefly only to return to find the small fire.

The fire then spread to the attic, firefighters said, but it did not cause much damage.

No one was hurt by the fire.

At this time, it is not known what started the fire.

The investigation is ongoing.


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