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ANTONIO-A homeowner is okay, after a fire that started on his back
porch, possibly started by a barbecue that wasn't put out properly.
From the outside, it's hard to tell anything happened here, but you go around back, this house on Arden Bend and it's unrecognizable.
Ronnie Wicks was in the shower around 5pm Saturday, when it started.
"When I looked out the door I didn't see anyone, I just saw a whole
bunch of smoke. At first I thought it was my house."
street, when Cleo Sullivan and his wife saw the smoke, he came outside,
and saw the owner of the house that was on fire. "He came out a little
stunned. He was actually kind of out of it. We asked him what happens
and all e said was that there was some crackling going on because there
was a barbecue going on the night before.”
The owner was on the
phone with his insurance, and couldn't comment to us on what happened.
But fire investigators say he told them the fire started in the back,
where the barbecue is. The cause has not yet been officially determined.
it's contained, and fortunately nobody is hurt. Unfortunately his house
is flooded. It could have happened to any one of us,” said Sullivan.
"It's honestly pretty scary because I have 5 other sisters and luckily they weren't here,” Wicks said.
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