CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

Local

Garland Firefighters Find Dead Woman Inside Burned Townhome

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

454116976 Garland Firefighters Find Dead Woman Inside Burned TownhomeKe$sha's Scandalous Pre-VMA Selfie

452359772 10 Garland Firefighters Find Dead Woman Inside Burned TownhomeBikini Model Pictures

 alt=New Survivor Cast Photos

453947324 Garland Firefighters Find Dead Woman Inside Burned TownhomeIce Bucket Challenge Fail

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

cowb thumb Garland Firefighters Find Dead Woman Inside Burned TownhomeCowboys Cheerleaders

Flames from a burning fire. (credit: Getty Images/Paul Ellis/AFP)

Flames from a burning fire. (credit: Getty Images/Paul Ellis/AFP)

GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) - Firefighters battling a 2-alarm house fire Sunday in Garland found a woman dead inside the townhome. A neighbor saw smoke and called 911 shortly after 1 p.m.

“We did have neighbors say that’s there’s a lady there that lives alone so we knew there may be someone in there,” said a spokesman for the fire department, Merrill Balanciere.

Firefighters also found a dead pet in the home. The medical examiner hasn’t determined how the woman died yet.

Firefighters said they called for backup so that crews on the scene wouldn’t suffer heat exhaustion.

(©2013 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

———————————————