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Vacant house fire in High Point

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High Point fire department responded to a fire in at a vacant house on the 500 block of Thissell St. around 7 p.m. this evening.

When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found a vacant house with heavy flames and smoke.

An eyewitness tells Fox8 that, “you could feel the heat of the fire from streets away”.

According to authorities, the house has been vacant for months.

The cause is still under investigation.