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West side house fire under investigation

Posted at 9:32 AM, Sep 22, 2019

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Cleanup is underway following a late night house fire on the city's west side.

Flames broke out just after 12:30 Sunday morning in the 700 blk of Cornelia Circle. When firefighters arrived, the they said the patio was fully engulfed and the fire was spreading quickly.

The two adults, three children, and the dog inside were all able to get out uninjured. Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames before it spread to the rest of the home.

In video captured from the homeowner's doorbell security camera you can see a man walking up to the home and toward the area of the backyard shortly before the fire broke out. The homeowner says she does not know the person seen in the security video. Authorities are aware of the doorbell footage but the incident is not yet being called criminal.

The official cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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