Brownwood Man Found Dead in Home After Fire

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(BROWNWOOD, TEXAS)– The Brownwood Fire Department is investigating after a man was found dead inside a home Saturday afternoon.

According to the Brownwood Fire Marshal a home caught fire on the 2800 block of Belle Plain. No agencies responded to the fire, so it is unclear exactly when the fire happened.

The victim was found unresponsive at 3:30 pm on Saturday when a Brownwood sheriff arrived to the home to do a welfare check.

According tot he police officer, there was obvious discoloration of the building.
 
A heating unit was determined to be the cause of the fire, according to the Fire Marshal. The fire later put itself out.
 
The victims identity has not yet been released and the body as been sent to Tarrant County Medical Examiner for an autopsy.
 
We will keep you updated as this story develops.

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