POSTED: Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 3:41pm
UPDATED: Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 6:19pm
Tyler, TX (KETK) — UPDATE (3:11pm): Tyler firefighters tell KETK crews on scene that there were two adults home when the fire began.
They managed to get out of the house without injury, but the house has a lot of fire and water damage.
Firefighters believe that a clothes dryer malfunction caused the blaze.
UPDATE (2:54pm): Tyler firefighters are currently on the scene of a residential structure fire at 3615 Old Bullard Rd. The initial call was received at approximately 2:30 p.m., with the caller reporting a clothes dryer on fire inside the residence.
Firefighters arriving on the scene noted smoke conditions in the structure and upgraded the response to a second alarm. A total of eight fire department units are currently on the scene.
A cause has not yet been determined. Investigators with the Tyler Fire Marshal’s Office are on the scene and will look into the origin and cause of the fire.
No injuries have been reported.
The American Red Cross has been notified to assist the occupants.
Information from Tyler Fire Department
ORIGINAL STORY (2:41pm): Tyler firefighters are working to extinguish a fire that began around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.
It happened on the 3600 block of Old Bullard Rd. in Tyler. Authorities have called for a second alarm.
There's no word at this time about the extent of the fire or if there have been any injuries reported.
KETK has a crew on the way. We'll provide updates as they come in.