Firefighters battle northwest Miami-Dade house fire

Cause of fire under investigation

MIAMI DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A northwest Miami-Dade County home went up in flames early Tuesday morning.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue was called to the house near Northwest 81st Street and Northwest Eighth Avenue just after 6 a.m.

Firefighters were able to get the fire under control.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said the fire was discovered when a police officer was putting gas in his cruiser at the Miami-Dade Police Department's Northside Police Station.

Lay said there were no people or animals inside the home.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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