Crews respond to house fire near Tyler Pounds airport - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

BREAKING NEWS

Crews respond to house fire near Tyler Pounds airport

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

Crews are currently on the scene of a house fire off of Highway 64 in Smith County, near Tyler Pounds Regional Airport.

The home is located in the 13-thousand block of Airways drive. This is located in a neighborhood just south of Highway 64 near the airport.

Initial reports indicated that flames were visible and that there was heavy smoke. Crews have extinguished the flames. Neighbors say about one third of the home was damaged in this fire, but we have not yet received any word from fire officials. We are also being told by neighbors that the fire started in the kitchen, but that is an un-confirmed report.

Neighbors tell us Michael Ray and Joyce Barrett are the owners of the home, and are currently on vacation in Jackson, Mississippi, but that they are returning as soon as possible.

Nobody was in the home when the fire started and we are being told that no injuries have been reported.

Copyright 2013 KLTV. All rights reserved.

  • LOCALMore>>

  • Indiana Supreme Court sides with EPD in flash bang case

    Indiana Supreme Court sides with EPD in flash bang case

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 2:29 PM EDT2017-10-18 18:29:29 GMT
    Raycom imageRaycom image

    The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that Evansville Police did not act unreasonably in a "flash bang" case from 2014. 

    More >>

    The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that Evansville Police did not act unreasonably in a "flash bang" case from 2014. 

    More >>
  • First look inside new, larger jail in Posey Co.

    First look inside new, larger jail in Posey Co.

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-10-19 03:12:52 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    A 16-million dollar project is underway at the Posey County Jail and Administration office in Mount Vernon. A project jail officials say is ahead of schedule and under budget. Officials say it was time for an upgrade. 

    More >>

    A 16-million dollar project is underway at the Posey County Jail and Administration office in Mount Vernon. A project jail officials say is ahead of schedule and under budget. Officials say it was time for an upgrade. 

    More >>
  • Western KY school superintendent responds to Governor's proposed pension plan

    Western KY school superintendent responds to Governor's proposed pension plan

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-10-19 01:18:09 GMT
    Matt BevinMatt Bevin

    Keeping the Promise. That's the name of the new bill that Republican leaders in Kentucky are rolling out as a solution to the state's public pension crisis. The Kentucky pension system is one of the worst in the country, Now, Governor Matt Bevin says he has a plan to fix it, one that will take thirty-four years to fill a nearly 40-million dollar gap. Under the new proposal, the state will have to fully fund the pension each budget year, and that's not going to be easy, costing bill...

    More >>

    Keeping the Promise. That's the name of the new bill that Republican leaders in Kentucky are rolling out as a solution to the state's public pension crisis. The Kentucky pension system is one of the worst in the country, Now, Governor Matt Bevin says he has a plan to fix it, one that will take thirty-four years to fill a nearly 40-million dollar gap. Under the new proposal, the state will have to fully fund the pension each budget year, and that's not going to be easy, costing bill...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly