Waco firefighters battle fire at elderly couple’s home

Fire fighters respond to fire
Fire fighters respond to fire(KWTX)
Published: Feb. 8, 2023 at 8:19 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 8, 2023 at 9:52 AM CST
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - The Waco Fire Department responded to a morning house fire involving three people, including an elderly couple.

Firefighters responded to the call around 7:40 a.m. Feb. 8 in the 3100 Block of Colonial Ave where the couple was inside while another person was outside.

According to the Fire Captain Patrick Veselka, the house is not deemed a total loss as the fire was under control by crews at around 7:50 a.m.

The elderly couple is getting assistance.

One person was transported to a close hospital with possible smoke inhalation, according to fire fighters.

The fire is under investigation.