Texas house fire leaves 1 dead, firefighter hurt

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Associated Press

Posted on September 9, 2013 at 10:02 AM

MONTGOMERY, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area house fire has left one person dead inside the home and a firefighter suffering heat-related ailments.

The Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office says firefighters on Sunday discovered the body during a search of the burned residence in Montgomery. The name of the person who died and further details on the suspected cause of the blaze weren't immediately released.

KTRK-TV (http://bit.ly/1e5JpEm ) reports one firefighter was transported to a hospital in Conroe for treatment of heat exhaustion and related medical problems. His name and further details weren't immediately available.

The fire happened at a home near Lake Conroe.

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Information from: KTRK-TV, http://abclocal.go.com

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