Firefighters made quick work early Thursday of a vacant house fire in north Omaha.

The blaze at North 16th Street and Fowler Avenue was reported at 3 a.m., and firefighters had it under control 15 minutes later, fire officials said.

Firefighters reported flames coming from the backside of the small home as they arrived on the scene.

Firefighters gave the all clear after primary and secondary searches were conducted inside the house.

OPPD and MUD crews were dispatched to cut off power and gas to the single-family home.

No injuries were reported, fire officials said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, firefighters said.

The $13,300 structure sustained an estimated $4,500 in damage, fire officials said.

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