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Vacant building fire on Washington Ave.

HOUSTON – A vacant building caught fire on Washington Avenue early Thursday morning. 

The incident was reported around 3:04 a.m. in the 6002 block of Washington Avenue. 

Police say the fire caused extensive damage to the attic and roof of the structure, but fortunately, no injuries were reported.

As HFD crews arrived they noticed flames coming from a vacant building. Fire crews took almost 30 minutes to tackle the smoke.

HFD crews say there was a homeless man inside prior but he managed to escape before it escalated.

Arson units were called out to further investigate the incident.

Content provided by OnScene.TV

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