Homeowner devastated after newly-renovated home on West Side destroyed in overnight fire

No one was injured and damages are estimated at $200K

A renovated home in a West Side neighborhood was destroyed in a large fire overnight, according to the San Antonio Fire Department. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A homeowner on the West Side said he is devastated after his newly-renovated home was destroyed in a large fire overnight.

The fire happened around 3:56 a.m., Sunday, in the 500 block of Erline Avenue.

San Antonio Fire Department crews said the flames started in the home’s garage before it quickly spread throughout the inside.

Eventually, the home became fully engulfed in the flames, and the left side of the structure partially collapsed.

Firefighters were able to get control of the fire and extinguish the flames. No one was inside of the home during the fire and no injuries were reported.

The owner of the home said he’s lived at the home for more than 30 years and did all of the renovations himself.

The home was deemed a total loss and damages are estimated at $200,000.

Officials said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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