Late-Night Fire Leaves One Dead, Nine Homeless

By: Jacob Garcia Email
By: Jacob Garcia Email
One man died in a late-night fire that leveled a house and left nine local residents homeless.

Alex Torres (Family Photo)

SALADO (February 6, 2014) A man in his 30s died late Wednesday night in a house fire in Salado that left nine other people homeless.

Firefighters were dispatched at around 11:25 p.m. Wednesday to the 1100 block of Irene Lane in Salado where they found the house engulfed in flames.

Ten people were in the house when the fire started.

The man who died has been identified as Alex Torres.

He apparently wasn’t able to escape.

The house burned to the ground.

Investigators believed initially the fire may have been cause by a space heater, but the cause has not been determined.

A donation account has been created for the Torres family.

You can make a donation by following the provided link below.

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