Man loses his Southwest Side home to overnight fire

Arson investigators still looking for cause of fire

SAN ANTONIO – A Southwest Side man managed to escape an overnight fire, but it has destroyed his home.

The man told San Antonio firefighters he woke up after 2:30 a.m. Monday and found his home on fire.

Firefighters arrived in the 5100 block of Hayden Drive within minutes.

The fire, however, already had a head start. They found flames shooting out of the windows.

Firefighters managed to put out the fire quickly, but not before it destroyed the home.

The man who lives there escaped the fire and was not injured.

Arson investigators were called in to try to find the cause of the fire.

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