McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The body of an unidentified man was found after a fire at a homeless encampment Monday morning.
The McKinney Fire Department said it happened in a wooded area near Drexel St. and Center St. just after 6:00 a.m.READ MORE: Texas Power Company Brazos Electric Files For Bankruptcy Protection After Deadly Winter Storms
The department said firefighters arrived to find the homeless encampment engulfed in flames.
The fire spread into nearby trees and grass.READ MORE: Dallas Tax Preparer Headed To Prison, Ordered To Pay $11 Million For Filing Fake Tax Returns
Once the fire was out, firefighters found the body of a man in the debris.
Firefighters were notified that one person was unaccounted for.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Dallas Detectives Searching For Man, Woman In Connection To Fatal Shooting At Murphy Express Gas Station
The cause of death and the victim’s identity have not yet been determined.