Morning Electrical Fire Leaves Family Of 4 Homeless
An electrical fire, suspected to have started near the washer and dryer, leaves a Hopkins County family of four homeless. All family members and pets are safe and accounted for. Two children, 5 and 6 years old, were shaken by the event.
The home is on Highway 11 approximately 3 miles SE of Sulphur Springs.
Hopkins County Fire Chief Keven Yates estimates the damage to the structure estimated at 25 percent. Damage to the families contents are estimated to be near 80 percent .
Red Cross was en route and has been notified to assist the now homeless family. We talked with Chief Yates: