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Emergency crews responding to fire call find body in home

 Authorities responding to a house fire call locate a body inside the home
Authorities responding to a house fire call locate a body inside the home (WOWT)
Published: Sep. 28, 2019 at 10:35 AM CDT
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Authorities are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in the course of responding to a residential fire call late Friday night.

Emergency crews were called to the location near Westwood Lane and Augusta Avenue around 11:15 p.m.

As a 6 News crew arrived the fire had been put out but a number of fire crews, medics and police officers remained on scene.

Authorities later confirmed that one person was found dead inside the home.

The cause of death was not immediately available. The victim was not identified.

Firefighters say there was approximately $25,000 worth of damage to the home and another $5,000 worth of lost contents.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.