Fire Claims Lives Of Elderly Texas Man, Wife

SAN ANTONIO (February 18, 2014) An electrical problem may have ignited a late-night house fire that claimed the lives of an elderly man and his wife in San Antonio.

Firefighters found the bodies of the 82-year-old man and his 83-year-old wife in the rubble of the house, which the fire destroyed,
San Antonio Fire Department spokeswoman Deborah Foster said Tuesday.

The names of the victims weren't immediately released.

The couple’s daughter, who lives next door and she heard a popping sound at around 11:30 p.m., went outside to investigate and discovered her parents’ home was on fire, Foster said.