A fire caused $80,000 in damage to an abandoned home in Palm Springs early today.
The blaze was reported at 2:45 a.m. at 3405 E. Sunny Dunes Road, Palm Springs Fire Battalion Chief Sang Pao Wang said.
Officers evacuated neighboring homes as a precaution, according to Sgt. Frank Browning of the Palm Springs Police Department.
More than a dozen firefighters were able to douse the flames within 20 minutes and prevent the fire from spreading to a nearby residence, Wang said.
The cause was under investigation.