(GUADALUPE COUNTY) — A house fire on state Highway 123 south of Seguin is under investigation.
The fire was reported around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday.
Patrick Pinder, Guadalupe County Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Coordinator, Deputy Fire Marshal Valdez, said the fire
The marshal’s office was the first responder on the scene.
“Upon arrival, Deputy Fire Marshal Valdez found a single-family residential structure fully engulfed in flames. The residence was unoccupied at the time of the incident, resulting in the displacement of two residents.
Tragically, the family pets lost their lives, as they were discovered inside the structure after the fire was put out,” Pinder said.
Pinder says at that point, he believed the fire started in the living room.
“Unfortunately, the cause of the fire has not been determined. Immediate response efforts were initiated by the Seguin Fire Department, Guadalupe County Fire.”
Rescue, the Sheriff’s Office, and the Guadalupe County Fire Marshal’s Office,” Pinder said.
Pinder says that while his office is working to determine the cause of the fire, it is also working diligently to provide necessary assistance and support to displaced residents.