A tragic turn of events today in San Angelo as firefighters respond to an early morning blaze and discover the body of an elderly woman. Marcus Officer has more on the story.
"Close to this morning we found the body of a 75 year old female".
One woman is dead after a fire tore through this home on the 700 block of
Investigators say the intensity of the flames and the heavy damage caused was so extensive they are still looking into the cause of the fire but they do not suspect foul play...
"We're not going to know at this point whether it was electric or what the cause could be. There were a couple of space heaters in the area as well but we're not able to tell at this time."
Investigators say that no one else was living in the home and are awaiting all family members to be notified before releasing the name of the victim.
"The deceased has been taken to
This is the second fatal fire in a matter of months in
With the winter temperatures now consistently cooler, the city of
People are encouraged to purchase and regularly maintenance smoke detectors and place them in and around all sleeping rooms in the home.
Smoke detectors can be purchased at any local stores such as Lowes or home depot...
Fire marshal Ross Coleman says that you can spend a little, to save a lot...
Marcus Officer, KLST News.
Coleman says to follow manufacture instructions when placing and checking smoke alarms and detectors in your home.