*updated at 8:19 p.m.
WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — One person was reportedly injured in a structure fire in the 4000 block of Gossett off of Call Field Road, Thursday, April 27, 2023.
According to Wichita Falls Fire Department Assistant Fire Marshal Eddie Mawson, around 5:30 p.m., Thursday, firefighters responded to a structure fire.
They found heavy smoke coming from a detached garage that was converted into a bookstore and worked quickly to contain the blaze.
One person was taken to the hospital for chest pain and possible smoke inhalation. Three cats were in the burning building. All three made it out.
Mawson said the fire was started by an electrical short and estimated the damage to the structure and contents around $65,000. No other injuries were reported.
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