It was a busy Thursday night for fire fighters in Waco.
An abandoned house caught fire, threatening neighboring homes.
There were more than 20 fire fighters battling this flames.
It was just before seven Thursday evening when the fire department got the call, that a house on 17th street near Bosque was on fire.
Waco Police, EMT's and the Waco Fire Department were all on scene.
Six fire trucks responded to the two alarm fire, while officers blocked side streets diverting traffic
No one was living in the house, but until an investigation is complete, they won't know for sure if anyone was inside at the time.
Neighboring homes suffered exterior smoke damage, but no other homes were affected.
"The crews on scene did a real great job on keeping the fire spreading from to any other additional buildings, the initial structure being fully involved was a total loss," said Waco Assistant Fire Chief Patrick Kerwin.
"Honestly that could have been anybody's house. And it just like hit so close to home cause my neighbors use to stay there. I was just concerned, I was just glad it wasn't my next door neighbor," said neighbor Otis Benns.
Another abandoned house down the street also burnt down about six weeks ago.
Two fire marshals are conducting an investigation to determine how this fire started.