A fire that a passer-by reported early Sunday morning after seeing flames coming from a two-story house heavily damaged the structure before firefighters got it under control, they reported.
The fire at 1112 Formal Garden Way south of downtown was reported about 4:40 a.m., officials said.
Flames were coming from the roof and the front of the house when the first fire trucks arrived, Capt. W.P. Gaster, a city fire investigator, said.
Gaster said the fire started accidentally.
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The two people who lived in the house were unhurt. The fire damaged 75 percent of the building, Gaster said.