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Abandoned home catches fire overnight

Crews say they found the structure 40% engulfed

Posted: Mar 11, 2019 6:00 AM
Updated: Mar 11, 2019 10:02 AM

WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Firefighters were busy overnight at a house fire.

It happened at 404 South 7th Street in West Terre Haute.

Crews got the call a little before 1:30 Monday morning.

They found the home around 40% engulfed in flames.

The home had apparently been abandoned for several years.

No electricity was hooked up.

According to scanner reports, the fire may have started near a bathtub.

An investigation continues.

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