Deputy Josh Sanders with the Polk County Sheriff's Office (left) speaks with Livingston Fire Chief, Corky Cochran at the scene.
Fire Totals Home in Holiday Lake Estates, GOODRICH, January 5, 2016 - Shortly before 9 am on January 5, 2016, a house fire was reported to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Volunteer firemen and trucks from Holiday Lake Estates, Livingston, South Polk County, and Goodrich were dispatched to the scene. Additionally, Americare Ambulance Service and Sam Houston Electric Cooperative were dispatched. When firemen arrived, the center of the house was completely engulfed in flames and collapsed the center of the roof. The home, owned and occupied by Kenneth Scott and his wife, was totaled. Fortunately, nobody was injured in the incident. It is not known to PolkCountyToday.com whether or not Scott had homeowner's insurance. An investigation into the cause of the fire will be turned over to Polk County Fire Marshal, Darryl Oates.
The core of the home was completely engulfed in flames that caused the center of the roof to collapse.
Flame retardent foam from a fire hose shoots through the center of the home.
Firemen drenched in flame retardant foam speak with Chief Cochran.
Firemen salvage belongings from the home.
The home was totaled.
Cooper the Fire Dog keeps an eye on the situation from his owner's truck.
Heidi was on duty for PolkCountyToday.com.
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