FIREFIGHTERS AT SCENE OF HOUSE FIRE NEAR SALEM

Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze in the Salem-area of Washington County.house-fire4

An alarm went out just after 4:00 Wednesday afternoon to a structure fire in the 1400 block FM-109 east of Highway 36 near the intersection of FM-3456.

Upon arrival, members of the Salem and Brenham Fire Departments reported the home as fully engulfed in ‘heavy’ flames and is believed to be a complete loss.

Authorities are also concerned that they’ve confirmed there is ammunition inside the home.

Mutual aid calls also went out to the Chappell Hill and Latium Fire Departments for a water tankers.

Authorities on the scene say they believe the fire likely started in the front porch area.

KWHI will have more details as they become available.house-fire3

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