GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – Fire crews spent part of the morning battling a blaze in Garland.READ MORE: Texas Ban On Mask Mandates In Public Schools Is Back In Place
The fire, at a historic house in the 800 block of West Avenue E, began around 9 a.m.
When firefighters arrived they found heavy smoke and flames shooting out of the roof. Extra fire engines were called in to help battle the blaze that was quickly brought under control.READ MORE: Texas Is Officially Tesla's New Home
A vacant historic home was heavily damaged by fire this morning in Garland.
Investigators haven’t determined what started the fire.
According to fire officials, the home dates back to 1901 and is now vacant. No one was injured in the blaze.MORE NEWS: Plano 6th Grader Says Classmate Used Heimlich Maneuver To Save Him From Choking
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