Fire breaks out in rural home

(Photo by Rhyan Henson)
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AXTELL, Texas (KWTX) Leroy-Axtell fire crews extinguished a house fire early Friday near State Highway 31 and FM 1330.

Fire officials are investigating how the fire started.

Crews got the call at around 3:15 a.m. Friday.

The brother of the homeowner says the house has been vacant for five months.

Officials say a downed power line lying across one of the trucks hampered efforts to battle the flames.

Further details weren’t immediately available.