SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A house in Shreveport believed to be vacant was destroyed Friday morning by a fire.
It happened around 4:30 a.m. in the 4400 block of Ledbetter.
When firefighters arrived, they said the house was up in flames.
Firefighters on scene told KSLA News 12 they had to take a defensive tactic to battle the blaze.
The flames were so intense that they scorched the home of a family of four or five that lived next door, according to firefighters. The family was displaced.
No injuries were reported.
The house is believed to be a total loss.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.