A family's home in Brownwood is destroyed after catching fire Monday night. According to BrownwoodNews.com, the fire on the corner of 7th Street and Avenue K started around 6:40 P.M. It was reported that the fire started at the back of the house and quickly spread. As of 9:15 Monday night, firefighters were still on scene putting out hot spots.
Fire Marshal Buddy Preston said one man and three young kids were at the home when the fire started. All escaped without injury. The children include 5-year-old and 2-year-old girls and a 1-year-old boy. The local chapter of the Red Cross is helping the family with immediate needs.
Fire investigators have not yet determined what caused the fire.