Couple woke up to fire in their West Side home, firefighters say
SAN ANTONIO – A fire in a West Side home early Monday morning gave a man and woman a close call with danger. San Antonio firefighters say the entire front side of the home, located in the 400 block of Brandywine Avenue, went up in flames shortly before 6:30 a.m.“The occupants stated that they just woke up to fire and smoke in the house,” said Capt. Landon Digby with the San Antonio Fire Department. (KSAT)With their front door blocked by flames, they told firefighters they had only one way out. AdIt ended with the home in shambles, and the couple out on the street.
Man, woman climb out back window to escape house fire, officials say
SAN ANTONIO – A man and a woman are OK after they escaped a house fire by climbing out a back window early Monday morning, the San Antonio Fire Department said. A man and a woman who live inside the home said they woke to find the fire and then escaped by climbing out a back window. Paramedics checked out both the man and woman at the scene. Brandywine Avenue house fire image. (KSAT)Fire officials said it took more than hour to make sure the flames and smoke were completely out.
Fire damages two homes on North Side
SAN ANTONIO – A fire on the city’s North Side on Friday left two houses with damage. When the San Antonio Fire Department arrived in the 400 block of Dresden Drive just before 10 a.m., crews found the fire spreading from one home to another, with the fence between the homes on fire. After calling for backup, firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to surrounding homes. Fire officials said the initial house that caught fire suffered extensive damages while the second house sustained heat damage on the outside. The cause is still under investigation.
Investigators working to determine cause of Northeast Side house fire
SAN ANTONIO – A fire investigation and arson team are investigating a house fire on the city’s Northeast Side late Monday night. The fire was called in around 10:30 p.m. in the 4800 block of Parmenter Street, not far from Nacogdoches Road and Thousand Oaks Drive. Firefighters said when they arrived, they found a fire in a bedroom of the house. The fire was contained to one room and damage to the home was minor, fire officials said. The San Antonio Fire Department and San Antonio Police Department both answered the call.
SAFD: Northwest Side family without a home following early morning fire
SAN ANTONIO – A family on the Northwest Side is now without a home after it went up in flames early Sunday morning, according to San Antonio Fire Department. Two residents of the home were able to safely escape the flames before the firefighters arrived, according to officials. A family on the Northwest Side is now without a home after it went up in flames, according to San Antonio Fire Department. The home was deemed a total loss due to the damages and the residents have another place to stay, according to SAFD. RELATED: San Antonio Fire Department battle four fires Thursday afternoon
Cibolo police sergeant loses everything in house fire, encourages others to value family
SAN ANTONIO – A Cibolo police sergeant who lost everything to a house fire Sunday is hoping his story encourages others to appreciate how valuable their family is. We have an outpouring from loved ones, family, extended family, my blue line family. “You go through life and you just don’t know,” Soto said. “Ask yourself, what your priorities are in life,” Soto said. I value these boys and they value me.