Elderly man killed in fire
08/12/2014 9:20 AM
08/12/2014 9:21 AM
A disabled elderly man who was apparently living alone was killed early Sunday in a house fire in southern Parker County, authorities said.
The man, who authorities said was in his 70s, died at the scene. His identity was not released.
Area firefighters responded to a house fire report about 4:45 a.m. Sunday in the 200 block of Paula Court in the Lake Country Acres neighborhood.
The victim was living in a manufactured home.
The cause of the fire was under investigation by the Parker County fire marshal’s office. A ruling on the man’s death has not been made, pending an autopsy.
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