This is the precise moment when the fire consumed the home, leaving it in ashes.
Josue was boiling water for coffee when the unexpected happened.
“I went to the restroom and when I came back out there was fire” — Josue Perez
Josue had just purchased mobile home two months ago and was still remodeling the house.
According to the Edinburg fire department, the incident happened on the 2300 block of Eva Street around 11:50 this morning. Four Adults and Three Children lived inside the house. The youngest one is one year old.
“Upon arrival we had smoking showing and fire coming out of the windows and door of the mobile home. The fire was attacked. There was nobody inside.” — Shawn Sniders Edinburg Fire Chief
The family is meeting with the Red Cross to receive assistance.
The cause of the fire is still unknown.