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Fire breaks out on 7th and Booty

Night fire at Seventh and Booty Street
Posted at 11:26 PM, Mar 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-26 18:24:26-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Corpus Christi Fire Department says the fire started at a vacant fourplex on the 1500 block of Seventh Street that was under renovation. The fire caused significant damage to the fourplex, along with some heat damage to the residence next door.

There were no injuries reported, and the cause of the fire is undetermined.

ORIGINAL STORY:

A fire has broken out on 7th and Booty at about 10:45 p.m. Thursday. The fire department is on the scene, and had the fire under control in about 10 minutes.

Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of 7th street to respond to a structure fire. Once on the scene they saw a residential structure engulfed in flames.

The house was not occupied. Officers are still looking in records to find out who owns the house.

There are no reported injuries thus far and fire department officials are still attempting to determine the cause of the blaze.

*This story will be updated as more information is made available.