UPDATE: The Davenport Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 716 West 5th Street around 4:10 a.m.
When crews arrived on scene of the vacant two-story building, heavy fire was found in the north end and on both floors of the building. Shortly after their arrival, the building collapsed from the fire.
A single family home next door received damage from the fire, and following collapse. Mid-American assisted crews with securing utilities to the house.
No injuries are being reported. The building is considered a total loss. The Fire Marshall is currently investigation the cause of the fire.
UPDATE: The abandoned house was owned by Gateway Redevelopment Group, a non-profit working to restore abandoned buildings.
They had redone the roof and porch, but no one was set to move in yet. A member of the non-profit says they are still waiting on what the next steps will be.
EARLIER UPDATE: Crews are still fighting a massive fire that destroyed a house on 5th Street in Davenport.
It started just after 4 a.m.
Officials say the house is a total loss, but the fire is mostly contained, with firefighters still knocking down hotspots.
Officials believe the house was vacant, but neighbors were safely evacuated from a house next door that also sustained some damage.
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