Authorities are investigating a fire at a home believed to function as A stash house for undocumented immigrants.

The fire broke out around 11 am today at a mobile home on Goodwin road and Mile 2 in Palmview. Investigators say, firefighters were called out to the scene as the blaze quickly spread to a neighboring shed.

More than a dozen undocumented immigrants were detained after seen fleeing from the mobile home.

The immigrants were taken into custody by border patrol agents for processing. The case of the blaze remains under investigation.