Fire rips through far NW Side home, causes $900K in damage

Fire happened around 10:45 p.m. Friday in 22600 block of East Range

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SAN ANTONIO – A large fire ripped through a far Northwest Side home late Friday night.

The fire broke out around 10:45 p.m. Friday in the 22600 block of East Range, which is west of I-10 and north of Helotes.

Grey Forest and Leon Springs firefighters responded and extinguished the fire.

When firefighters arrived, flames were going through the roof of the home, officials say. 

Crews spent several hours trying to knock down the flames.

Helotes, Leon Springs, Boerne and Bexar County fire departments assisted in their efforts.

People were inside the home when the fire started, but they all got out safe and no injuries were reported, officials said.

The home was a total loss and the initial damage assessment is $900,000, Bexar County officials said.

A cause for the fire has yet been identified. The Bexar County Fire marshals office is investigating.

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