On August 27th at approximately 3:20 am, Morganton Department of Public Safety responded to 314 Fletcher Street Lot 8 in Morganton, to a reported mobile home fire.  When MDPS personnel arrived the mobile home was fully engulfed with fire and smoke. Arriving units were notified by a bystander that people may be inside the residence. Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the fire and conducted a primary search of the residence. After ventilation and search operations, it was confirmed that no one was inside the residence at the time of the fire. After overhaul of the structure it was determined that the home was vacant and had been abandoned for a short period of time.  The fire investigation by Morganton Department of Public Safety is ongoing. No injuries were reported, Burke County Emergency Services also responded.