Firefighters were called to a vacant house in the 200 block of northeast Joy Street in Camas late Sunday night.
When crews arrived, they found flames coming from the basement of the house. Seventeen firefighters from several agencies were able to quickly control the fire.
Callers reported the fire just after 11 p.m. Sunday. They said they saw flames and smoke coming from the basement.
One man told FOX 12 he was driving and his girlfriend were driving by when he saw the fire. They were worried someone might still be asleep inside.
Both Camas fore and police are investigating the cause of the fire.
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