NEWARK, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 16-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital with burns to her lower legs after a mobile home fire Monday in Newark, Texas around 4:00 p.m. Monday.
She also suffered smoke inhalation.
A firefighter, who was also battling a case of the flu, was also taken to the hospital after fighting the fire.
The fire happened in the 400 block of Country Living Drive.
Multiple fire departments including Newark, Rhome, Boyd and Haslet responded to the fire.
Newark Fire Chief Jerry Taylor said the initial call indicated multiple patients were trapped inside.
Fire crews arrived to find heavy fire and everyone was out of the house.
Red Cross arrived to help the displaced family.
No word yet on what caused the fire.
Newark is approximately 50 miles northwest of Dallas and is in Tarrant and Wise Counties.