A fire burned an empty house to the ground early Saturday morning in Yakima. Firefighters were called to the 400 block of North 5th Avenue around two o'clock Saturday morning.

Crews had extinguished several fires at the same house before and knew it to be abandoned. After determining that the structure was empty , firefighters decided to take down the house. The building was completely destroyed.

Our news partner KNDO-TV filed this video report.

NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |