Fire ravages Abilene home early Saturday morning

POSTED: 3:12 PM Apr 20 2013   UPDATED: 3:13 PM Apr 20 2013
ABILENE, Texas -

Firefighters spent more than one hour trying to control a fire that ravaged an Abilene home early Saturday morning. 

The home was located in the 220 block of Merchant street, about a block behind the Abilene Fire Department. Firefighters were called to the scene around 3:30 a.m.

Smoke and flames were visible at the back of the home when firefighters arrived, but the fire quickly spread as they fought it.

All occupants were unharmed. The cause of the fire is under investigation.