The cause of a fire in a vacant house at 251 Detroit St. early today remains under investigation, fire officials said.
Damage to the 1 1/2 -story structure was set at $15,000. Exposure damage to the house next door at 245 Detroit was put at $550, the officials said.
Firefighters went to the scene at 4:31 a.m. and were back in service at 5:40 a.m. No injuries were reported.
An emergency demolition request to tear down 251 Detroit was submitted to the city, and the building was expected to be razed sometime today, according to fire officials.