Des Moines Crews Respond to Early Morning House Fire

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DES MOINES, Iowa  --  Fire crews in Des Moines responded to a fire during Tuesday morning's storms.

The incident took place around 4:30 a.m. at a home near the intersection of East 30th and Walker Streets. Upon arrival, they found the building burning and a gas can in the front yard. Fire officials say the house has been vacant for over a year and no personal belongings were inside.

No flames were visible when Channel 13 crews arrived on scene, but there was heavy smoke coming from the house.

Investigators are still investigating the fire that could be considered suspicious.