POSTED: Friday, October 14, 2011 - 6:52am
UPDATED: Friday, October 14, 2011 - 8:59am
At approximately 6:00 a.m., Tyler Firefighters responded to the 3100 block of Sunnybrook on a 2-alarm structure fire in a residence. Upon arrival, firefighters reported heavy fire involvement of the roof. Five engines and one Ladder Company, along with a district chief and an investigator, also responded to this two-alarm incident.
Fire crews are still on the scene, but initial reports indicate that the fire originated in a hall closet, where the home’s central heat and air unit was located. The fire spread from the area of origin, into the attic of the home. The fire is under control and investigators with the Tyler Fire Marshal’s Office remain on the scene.
Tyler Police tell KETK, drivers on Sunnybrook and Whittle need to find alternate routes this morning while crews fight the fire.
KETK crews on the scene have been told nobody was home when the fire started.
The owners of the house live nearby.
No word yet on how the fire started.
KETK will continue to update this story as the details emerge.
The Tyler Fire Department tell KETK, they are currently working a structure fire in Tyler.
The fire is located on the 3000 block of Sunny Brooke Dr.
KETK has a crew on the scene, and will provide more details as they become available.