House Destroyed by Fire

Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a house explosion and fire in southwest Lincoln Monday morning. Firefighters were called to the scene of 8th and Park around 2 o'clock Monday morning after neighbors heard a loud explosion.

Fire officials say no one was living in the home at the time of the fire. The house was under investigation for uninhabitable conditions. The man renting the home was living out of his car in the driveway. He was not injured. The fire happened right in the middle of a lightning storm however fire officials say that did not cause the fire. Another home next door was also damaged.