Officials: Gas explosion caused house fire in Amarillo
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Amarillo Fire Marshal’s Office says a gas explosion caused a house fire in Amarillo this morning.
Around 11:13 a.m., crews were called to a second alarm fire at a home near South Tyler Street and Southwest 26th Avenue.
Crews arrived to find a duplex with fire and smoke showing, and the fire was considered under control by 11:35 a.m.
The Amarillo Fire Department says no residents or responders were injured. A cat was killed in the fire.
The Amarillo Fire Marshal’s Office ruled the fire as accidental.
The Red Cross has responded to assist the residents.
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