Body Found after House Fire in Wichita Falls

Published 04/20 2012 07:07AM

Updated 04/20 2012 11:46AM

    One person is found dead after a massive house fire this morning in Wichita Falls.
    The fire started around 2:30 this morning.Heavy smoke and flames poured out of the home in the 1600 block of Garfield.
    Sgt. Joe Snyder with the Wichita Falls Police Department says the victim was a 75-year-old male. An exact cause of death has not been determined.
    He says, "We don't expect to discover any other persons inside there. At this time there are no signs of foul play and the body will be sent to Tarrant County for autopsy."
    Fire officials originally believed the fire was suspicious, but now say they have no reason to suspect foul play.
    It took crews more than 4 hours to extinguish the blaze.

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