(KYTX/ TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - A vacant home outside Lindale is completely destroyed by a fire Wednesday evening.
Lindale Fire Department was called to the area around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon because of reports of illegal burning. They were called to the same area around 4 p.m. to find a vacant home up in flames.
The empty house is located at the 1900 block of CR 443 near FM 16 North outside Garden Valley Community.
According to Garth Groves, Assistant Chief at the Lindale Volunteer Fire Department, the home owner lives out of state.
Lindale, Mineola, Dixie, and Van fire departments were on the scene fighting the flames.