Fire rips through home near Mission and Ruby

Fire rips through home near Mission and Ruby

A house caught fire Thursday night in the 1600 block of N. Ruby near the Ruby and Mission intersection.

The fire was called in around 8:40 p.m. Thursday when a woman who lives at the home returned to the house and heard the smoke detector going off. She then saw the flames inside the home and flagged someone down to call 911.

Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke and flames coming through a back window of the house. The fire was contained to mainly the kitchen area.

The home’s first and second floor suffered fire damage and there was smoke damage throughout the house.

No one was inside the home at the time.

Firefighters are still determining the cause of the fire. Anyone with information