Fire Destroys Eastland County Home

Published 02/08 2014 10:43PM

Updated 02/08 2014 10:48PM

A fire in Eastland County destroys a family's home late Friday night.

The fire started just after 10 p.m. on Highway 570 near County Road 246. It was about 15 miles east from Lake Leon. According to the Ranger fire department, there was no water source nearby so the Eastland, Ranger, Olden, Cisco and Desdemona volunteer fire departments responded.

Reports say flames were seen blazing through the roof. The fire was contained around 3 a.m., Ranger fire department says. The homeowner was able to get out with no injuries and the fire is still under investigation.

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