Air conditioner blamed in Weslaco house fire

House fire in Weslaco

A machine to keep cool is being blamed on causing a fire that damaged a home in Weslaco.

Weslaco firefighters were called to a home on the 200 block of South Bridge Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Fire Chief Santiago "Jimmy" Cuellar spoke to Action 4 News about the fire.

Chief Cuellar said the fire appears to have been caused by an air conditioner in the bedroom.

No injuries were reported while the fire remains under investigation.