Mission Fire/Rescue Capt. Mike Schmidt

Mission Fire/Rescue Capt. Mike Schmidt

Vacant Mission home destroyed by fire

Fire crews were called to Janzen Avenue Monday morning for a house fire

A house set to be demolished burned to the ground on Janzen Avenue off Cedar Street in Mission early Monday morning.

Mission Fire/Rescue was dispatched around 4 a.m., and according to Asst. Chief Larry Watkinson, the structure was fully ablaze when crews arrived, but the fire was brought under control within a few minutes.

No cause has yet been determined. More details when they become available.