3 injured after vacant building catches fire in southeast Fresno

A fire broke out at a vacant, boarded-up building in southeast Fresno late on Sunday night.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A fire broke out at a vacant, boarded-up building, leaving three people injured, in southeast Fresno late on Sunday night.

It happened just before midnight on Clovis Avenue and Huntington Boulevard.

Fresno firefighters arrived to find three people injured with burns; two of them had scrapes.

Officials say the victims were inside the building when the flames blocked their way out. They had to escape through a window.

Investigators say there were no utilities connected to the structure. The fire is believed to be tied to homeless activity on the property.

Firefighters searched and confirmed there was no one else in the building.
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