Fire damages vacant home

WARREN — The fire department quickly responded to a fire just before 7 a.m. Tuesday at 2052 Vernon Ave. NW.

Firefighters were able to save the vacant, single-family home before it was destroyed.

Officials are investigating the cause of the fire, which is believed to have started in the property’s basement, just below the kitchen area.

Damage was contained to the kitchen area. No damage estimate was available.