One person dies in Hockley County fire, Fire Marshal investigating
HOCKLEY COUNTY, Texas (KCBD) - Emergency responders were called to the 6700 block of Fox Road in Hockley County due to a residential fire Wednesday morning.
The home was between Smyer and Ropesville just east of FM 168. When emergency responders arrived, the home was engulfed in flames. The fire destroyed the home.
The fire was reported around 10:45 a.m. Hockley County Sheriff Ray Scifres says one person died in the fire. Officials have not released the identity of the person who died.
The State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the fire and the victim’s cause of death. Sheriff Scifres says an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.
Wolfforth Fire, West Carlisle Fire, Levelland Fire, and possibly others have been called to the area.
Copyright 2022 KCBD. All rights reserved.