Now an update to a story we brought you last night, as fire fighters continue to investigate the cause of a house fire taking place in McAllen.

Fire Chief Rafael Balderas tells Fox 2 news the investigation is in preliminary stages and there is still no clear indication of what caused the fire or where it originated.

Flames engulfed the residence located at 1601 Iris Avenue around 6 PM. The property was vacant at the time and no injuries were reported. Authorities have not ruled out the possibility of arson.