Ballinger firefighters responded to a fire at 8th Street and East Avenue where a historic home burned Thursday, Jan. 25.

Ballinger firefighters responded to a fire at 8th Street and East Avenue where a historic home burned Thursday, Jan. 25.

The home, owned by Glenda Bryan of Winters, was not occupied at the time the fire was called in at 10 a.m. However, Bryan had rented the home to a single mother who had moved the family's clothes in.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but officials said the both the gas and electricity had been turned on over the last two days.

No injuries were reported as no one was at the home at the time the fire started, city officials said.

Three units of the Ballinger Fire Department responded to the fire.