Tag: fire

Fire claims family’s home in rural Mission

MISSION (KFXV) — Another fire claims a family’s home – this time in rural Mission. County authorities saying they are seeing more of these fires, specifically in colonias.FOX NEWS spoke to the victims and investigators who say these incidents can be prevented. Fortunately no one was hurt, but the family has not been able to sleep in their home since last night. A family of five in rural Mission homeless after flames consumed their home. The Hidalgo County Marshal’s Office investigates. They say the cause may have been electrical. One person in the house when the fire broke out,...

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McAllen Fire Leaves 15 Without A Home

MCALLEN (KFXV) — An apartment complex caught on fire this afternoon, displacing more than 15 people. At the scene, the top of the apartment complex was completely destroyed and residents are scared now that more than 15 people no longer have a home. Melinda Guillen is one of the residents that lost her home due to the fire. According to authorities, the fire initiated around 2pm where one apartment caught ablaze and then quickly spread to 11 more units. With a collapsed roof and 35-40 firefighters who were at the scene trying to terminate the flames, firefighters were successful...

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Blessings after a tragedy, Community Comes together to rebuild home

Fox brought you the exclusive story of a Hargill family displaced by a fire after their home was destroyed. They were surprised today by generous members of our community. The Molina family say they are beyond grateful, saying they never expected to receive this amount of help. Now they’re looking forward to starting a new chapter in their lives in their brand new home. “Blessings after a tragedy”, this is how Julio Molina describes his experience after his home was damaged in a fire. Never expecting to receive the attention and supports from a local celebrity along with several...

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Celebrity Helps Family Repair Home after Fire

HARGILL (KFXV) — It’s been nearly two months since we brought you the story of a family in hargill who was displaced after a fire destroyed their home. Molina family say the are beyond grateful for the amount of support from the community – however, they never expected for a celebrity to offer to rebuild their home. A Hargill family whose home was destroyed after a fire back in April is having their home rebuilt with the help of Ramon Ayala. Homeowner, Julio Molina says he never expected for a celebrity to take notice. Molina says he never thought...

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One dead in Tragic Alamo House Fire

ALAMO (KFXV) — We have an update to a story we broke last night of a fire that consumed a home in Alamo. Today, officials confirmed that one person died in the blaze, and identified him as 69-year-old, Juan Solis Rodriguez. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department, and fire marshals, along with the Alamo Fire Department, responded to a welfare concern on the 1000 block of Valley Vista Street in a rural portion of Alamo, around eight in the evening. An autopsy has been ordered, and investigators say that preliminary results point to an electrical issue that caused the...

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