Billy Herrera Killed, One Hurt in Accidental Fire near 2900 East Broadway Street in East Lubbock, TX
East Lubbock, TX -- A house fire in the area of East Lubbock, TX left Billy Herrera dead, and one other with injuries Sunday, April 16, 2017.
According to the report, fire crews were called to a residence near 2900 East Broadway Street around 11:54 p.m. Rescue units arrived and discovered a great amount of smoke and flames within. Mr. Herrera and a woman, occupants of the structure, were left with injuries in the incident. Mr. Herrera later died from his injuries.
According to the report, the fire originated in the southwest bedroom, and may have been caused by a gas container stored close to burning incense.
The official investigation into the incident is ongoing.
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