An empty house in El Centro burned Sunday night.

The single story structure in the 700 block of S. 6th Street was extensively damaged by the fire that was reported at about 9:51 p.m. Sunday. El Centro Fire Department crews arrived on the scene and saw heavy fire and smoke showing. A second alarm was issued for assistance from the Cities of Calexico , Holtville and Imperial and Imperial County. Firefighters attacked the fire from inside the house and performed a search and rescue operation. They then worked to protect adjacent structures. One firefighters was treated for minor injuries . City of El Centro Code Enforcement Division , El Centro Police and El Centro Fire Department Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.