Fire destroys home on San Antonio’s far west side; one firefighter injured

No people were home at the time, but a dog died in the fire. The home is considered a total loss.

SAN ANTONIO — A residential home was destroyed in a fire Sunday afternoon, according to the San Antonio Fire Department.

The fire broke out at a house in the 600 block of Lynx Mountain on San Antonio’s far west side at about 6:15 p.m.

A fire department battalion chief at the scene said nobody was home at the time of the fire. One firefighter sustained a minor injury.

One dog died in the fire, but two others were saved, he said.

The home’s roof collapsed and is a total loss, the battalion chief said.

The fire is believed to be accidental and is still being investigated, he said.

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