TYLER, Texas (KETK) – The Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office said that one person was found dead after a mobile home in the 11100 block of Spur 248 caught fire on Sunday.
Officials with Smith County said 71-year-old Jimmie Finn was found after a call reported the fire around 2:45 a.m.
When the first crews arrived the home was reportedly fully involved in the fire. Firefighters began to suppress the fire and conduct search and rescue operations inside the home.
Finn was found dead inside the home, according to a press release.
According to the fire marshal’s office, no one else was injured and the home was a total loss. The ATF and the Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating the cause of the fire but no foul play is suspected so far.
Chapel Hill VFD, Jackson Heights VFD, Whitehouse VFD, Smith County Emergency Services District 2, the Smith County Sheriff’s Office and the Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office responded to the scene.