1 injured, home destroyed in Smith Co. fire

1 injured, home destroyed in Smith Co. fire

POSTED: Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:47am

UPDATED: Friday, February 7, 2014 - 4:58pm

According to the Smith County Fire Marshal's Office, one man was injured and a house was destroyed in a Friday morning fire.

Officials on scene tell KETK the call concerning the blaze came in at around 10:09 a.m., and crews responded to the home in the 14,550 block of County Road 472 just west of Wood Springs Road near Lindale.

The owner of the home was able to escape the home to get to his neighbor's house to call emergency officials, but was injured in the process.

The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time, but he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

KETK has a crew on scene and will update information as it becomes available.


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