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Arson investigation underway after home is destroyed by fire

Fire was reported around 11:45 p.m. in 3300 block of Coconino Dr

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio firefighters said a fire has destroyed a home on the city's South Side late Sunday night.

The fire was reported around 11:45 p.m. in the 3300 block of Coconino Drive.

Fire officials said the exact same house caught fire on Sunday as well. In that instance, the fire was ruled as electrical.

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Witnesses said this time they saw several suspects set fire before fleeing.

Arson investigators have been called to work at the scene.

San Antonio Fire Department Battalion Chief Russell Johnson said it's not the first time the Fire Department has received calls about the vacant home.

Although no one was supposed to be living in the home, Johnson said it was fully furnished.


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