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Downed power line slows response at West Side house fire

Fire was reported in 400 block of Moselle Ave

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio firefighters had to be extra cautious working at an overnight house fire thanks to a downed power line, fire officials said.

The fire was reported around 10:40 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Moselle Avenue, found on the city's far West Side.

Firefighters said when they arrived the found the home engulfed in flames.

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The downed power line was on top of a fence which slowed the response, firefighters said.

Officials said luckily no one was inside the home at the time of the fire.

A damage estimate is not currently known and arson investigators are working to determine the cause.


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