Woman dead, man hospitalized after Angelina County fire
ANGELINA COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - A woman is dead and a man has been hospitalized after a fire at a residence in Angelina County.
The fire happened in the 1700 block of Ray Fisher Road. According to Donnie Puckett, Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace, the fire broke out at 8:29 a.m. Tuesday.
Puckett said a woman was found deceased inside the home and a man was also taken to the hospital. Puckett said he is in stable condition. Detective Serena Holland with the Angelina County Sheriff’s office confirmed.
“There was an entrapment of a 59-year-old female where she is deceased,” said Holland. “Couldn’t make it outside. Her significant other was able to make it out of the residence.”
Puckett said from what he has been told, the fire appears accidental at this time, but an autopsy has been ordered on the victim. Holland was at the scene on Tuesday morning and said there were fire trucks responding from several areas.
“We had several fire departments out there. Central, Moffett, Fuller Springs and Rivercrest responded to a structure fire. The fire has been contained, they are working on putting it out. It should be out by now.”
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