North End House Fire Causes $185K Damage

Firefighters tend to a blaze at 1318 Arlington Street on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. (HOWARD WONG / FOR CHRISD.CA)

The arson strike force is investigating following a fire in the 1300 block of Arlington Street early Tuesday morning.

The blaze broke out at about 2 a.m. in the vacant two-storey home.

Smoke could be seen billowing out from a second floor window and from the front door.

Damage is estimated at $185,000. The cause remains under investigation.