Vacant Yakima Home Burns After Reported Explosion Last Night

A vacant Yakima home that was undergoing renovations goes up in flames.

Neighbors reported hearing an explosion followed by flames in the back portion of the home on the 1300 block on Spokane Street last night.

Firefighters quickly attacked the blaze and were able to knock it down.  A large portion of the roof was destroyed.  Damage is listed at $80,000. 

Firefighters say the cause of the blaze is highly suspicious and under investigation.