Elderly man found deceased following house fire

Fire crews from Victoria and Mission Valley find garage, home engulfed in flames



VICTORIA, Texas – On Wednesday morning, local firefighters located a deceased man in a Mission Valley home after responding to a house fire.

According to Victoria County Fire Marshal Richard Castillo, firefighters responded to a house fire in the 700 block of FM 622 in Mission Valley.

Upon arrival, the crews found the garage and part of the home engulfed in flames. Firefighters also found a deceased, elderly man inside the home.

Castillo said the cause of the fire and exact cause of death of the elderly man are still under investigation.

Fire crews from Victoria and Mission Valley responded to the scene.