A vacant house in Evansville is damaged by an early morning fire.
It broke out around 2:30 Friday morning in the 1100 block of Bedford Avenue.
Officials say the fire started on the back porch and spread to first and second floors.
The back porch is a total loss and there's a lot of damage to the house.
The roof also collapsed.
Firefighters say they had to fight the blaze from outside because it was too dangerous to go inside.
Authorities believe a homeless person may have been staying there.
A detached garage was also damaged. It took about an hour and a half to get the fire under control.