Fire displaces Overton family, destroys home

WEBXTRA: Fire displaces Overton family, destroys home

OVERTON, TX (KLTV) - A fire destroyed a home in Overton Sunday night, displacing a family.

Overton Fire Department, along with departments from New London, Kilgore, Carlisle, and Crims Chapel responded to the fire at a home off of County Road 137 in Rusk County just after 8 p.m. Sunday.

According to Michael Vinson, Fire Investigator for Overton Fire Department, an elderly woman was inside the home when the fire broke out. She was able to crawl out with the help of a neighbor.

No one was injured during the fire, but four people were displaced in it.

The home is being considered a complete loss. The cause is undetermined at this time.

The four displaced residents are staying with family members.

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