PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -

Authorities are investigating the cause of a house fire that sparked overnight in Palm Springs.

Emergency crews were called to a vacant house located on 871 Calle Santa Cruz, near Calle San Antonio just before 2 a.m.

Arriving firefighters found heavy flames and smoke coming from inside the house.

Crews were able to contain the blaze and kept it from spreading.

Officials say there is evidence that transients were in the residence before the fire but they are still investigating.

No injuries are being reported.

Written by Alex Batres, Morning Anchor / Reporter KESQ.  You can reach Alex at Alex.Batres@kesq.com.