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Fire damages several buildings in south San Antonio

The official cause of the fire is still under investigation.

SAN ANTONIO — A building was damaged following a fire on the south side of San Antonio early Tuesday morning, officials say.

San Antonio Police and the San Antonio Fire Department responded to the 2800 block of Mission Road for a structure fire. When officials arrived on scene, the found four structures engulfed in flames.

The battalion chief said none of the structures were being used as a home, but believe that homemade electrical wires failed and caused the fire although the official cause is still under investigation. 

A man who lives near the structures said he heard a loud explosion before see the fire and called 911.

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