Man in custody after fire destroys home in Southwest Bexar County

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A man living in a home in Southwest Bexar County may have been responsible for starting a fire that destroyed the building.

Firefighters got the call at around 11 P.M. Tuesday from Rockport Road. The home was fully engulfed but crews were able to extinguish the flames quickly.

A man who was staying there was detained by Bexar County Deputies as he tried to run from the scene.

Other people staying in the home say it’s likely the man is the one who started the fire.

His name and age haven’t been released. No injuries were reported but the home is a total loss.

An investigation is underway.


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