Woman, 3 Children Rescued As Local Home Burns

By: KWTX Email
By: KWTX Email

MARLIN (December 6, 2010)—Neighbors are credited with pulling a Marlin woman and her three young children to safety from a burning house Monday afternoon.

The fire was reported just before 2 p.m. Monday in the house in the 600 block of Commerce Street near the intersection with Conoly Street.

Five neighbors saw the flames and rushed to pull the woman and the children, ages 6 months, 2 years and 3 years, from the burning house.

The home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

About 15 minutes later, a propane tank that was in the front area of the home exploded, but authorities said there was no natural explosion.

The woman, whose name was not immediately released, was taken to Falls Community Hospital.

She was treated for smoke inhalation and was later released.

The children were not injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The house was a total loss.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 111449624 - kbtx.com/a?a=111449624
Gray Television, Inc.