OROVILLE, Calif. -

A vacant house on A st. near Spencer Ave. in Oroville caught fire early Wednesday morning.

The fire was reported just before 8:00 a.m. and was knocked down quickly by the El Medio Fire Department

Neighbors say the house has been empty for more than a year and is frequented by transients.

No one was injured but the house was badly damaged.

The fire is being investigated.