FRIENDSWOOD, Texas—The Fire Marshal is investigating after a vacant, newly-built home in Friendswood was destroyed by a fire late Thursday.
Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the large house on Rymers Switch at Wagoner Branch around 11:50 p.m. The home was damaged, but the structure remained standing after the fire was extinguished.
According to witnesses, the fire started in the attached garage and spread to the second floor.
No firefighter was injured battling the blaze.