Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

November 17, 2013

Sunday house fire claims life

From Staff Reports

Corsicana — One person is dead following an early Sunday morning house fire.

Sheriff Elmer Tanner said firefighters were called to the Francisco Bay subdivision of Richland Chambers Lake at 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

The home was destroyed in the fire. Firefighters and sheriff's investigators remained on the scene Sunday morning as hot spots from the fire continued.

Tanner said he has called for a state arson investigator to assist in the investigation of the fire and fatality. He said he had no reason to believe arson was a factor.

Justice of the Peace Connie Hickman is expected to order an autopsy to determine the identity and cause of death of the victim.

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