Elderly woman killed in possible house explosion in Robertson County

Elderly woman killed in possible house explosion in Robertson County

Elderly woman killed in possible house explosion in Robertson County

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by KBTX.com staff

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Posted on February 16, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Updated Sunday, Feb 16 at 12:37 PM

ROBERTSON COUNTY - One person has died in a possible house explosion in the Robertson County community of Wheelock.

Officials say the victim was 94-year-old Tillie Hedrick.

According to Capt. Clark with the Wheelock Volunteer Fire Department, firefighters were called to the home on Barziza Street, off OSR and FM 46, about 6:45 p.m. for a house fire and possible explosion. When they arrived, the home was fully engulfed.

After extinguishing the flames, firefighters found a woman’s body near the back of the home.

No cause has been released and we don’t know if there are any other injuries.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office will be at the scene Sunday morning to investigate.

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