Overnight fire destroys vacant building in Southtown, SAFD says

No injuries were reported

Arson investigators are trying to figure out what started a fire that destroyed a vacant building near the Alamodome overnight. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – Arson investigators are trying to figure out what started a fire that destroyed a vacant building not far from the Alamodome overnight.

The fire happened around 11:51 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Delaware, east of Southtown.

When firefighters arrived, they said the building was fully-involved, with flames reaching up to 20 feet in the air.

Despite the firefighters’ efforts to put out the flames, the structure collapsed and was declared a total loss, according to SAFD.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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