Cause of fire that destroyed vacant home in Fond du Lac remains under investigation

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Several agencies battled a vacant house fire early Saturday morning.

Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue crews were called to a home in the 200 block of Arndt Street shortly before 3 a.m. for a report of fire showing from the back of a house.

Upon arrival, firefighters encountered heavy fire in the rear of the vacant home. 

A MABAS box alarm was initiated and firefighters from surrounding communities were called in.

Fond du Lac Police were called to the scene to provide traffic control and scene management. The Red Cross also arrived on scene to provide assistance to fire crews.

There is no damage estimate at this time but the fire department says that the house experienced substantial damage.

No firefighters were injured.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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