Firefighters battle heavy wind conditions during Syracuse house fire

(photo supplied / Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office)

The cause of a fire in Syracuse is under investigation.

Turkey Creek Fire Territory, North Webster Fire Department, Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office and Indiana State Police responded to the blaze at the 59-hundred block of E 800 N shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday. 

Additional assistance was requested from the Plain Township and Milford Fire Departments and the Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory.

The single-story home was unoccupied at the time. Fire crews said the fire was intensified by heavy wind conditions.