Fire Destroys Smith County Home Being Remodeled

A home under construction caught fire and was destroyed Friday afternoon. It happened in Smith County just after 1:00 p.m. on County Road 428. That's between Tyler and Lindale, near Swan.

Reports said two men were remodeling and working with chemicals inside, when the fire broke out. 43 year-old Antonio Ramiers received burns to his arm and back. He was flown to Parkland Hospital in Dallas where he is listed in stable condition.

The other man suffered minor burns and was treated at the scene.

Maya Golden reporting,