The Lodi Fire Department responded to a call in the 500 block of East Hilborn Street, where a fire had broken out in the residence of an alley home at approximately 8 p.m. The blaze was called in by a neighbor.
According to Lodi Fire Department Battalion Chief George Juelch, there was heavy smoke damage throughout the home and a large fire in one room. The fire appears to have started in the bathroom.
No one was home at the time of the fire. The investigation is ongoing.