A vacant house at 234 Keltonburg Road was destroyed by fire Sunday morning.
County Fire Chief Donny Green says the house, which had been vacant for about two years, belonged to Robert Patton.
A Warren County deputy, who lives in DeKalb County and was going to work, spotted the fire and reported it.
Green says the house was destroyed but firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to a barn behind the home.
Members of the Keltonburg, Belk, Blue Springs, Short Mountain Highway, and a tanker truck responded along with DeKalb EMS
The cause of the fire is undetermined.