LUBBOCK, Texas — Lubbock Fire Rescue crews were dispatched to fire inside a vacant house on the northwest side of the city early Tuesday afternoon.
The fire was reported around 12:30 p.m. in the 2900 block of East Bates Street.
LFR told EverythingLubbock.com a neighbor called 911 and reported the fire.
Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire, which damaged about 20 percent of the structure.
The Lubbock Fire Marshal’s Office has classified the fire as criminal in nature. LFR said there were multiple areas inside the house where the fire was intentionally set.
No injuries were reported and the investigation was ongoing.