Home destroyed by fire in Yorktown

Freezing temps and loss of power led to city of Yorktown not having water

YORKTOWN, Texas- Tuesday a home in the 500 block of Church St. in Yorktown was destroyed by fire.  The home was engulfed in flames when the fire department arrived and is a total loss.

The Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department was assisted by Cuero VFD, Nordheim VFD, Westhoff VFD, Goliad VFD, Weesatche VFD and Ander-Weser VFD.

The other volunteer fire departments transported water to the scene due to the city not having water caused by the freezing temperatures and loss of power.

No one was hurt.

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Photo credit: Cyndi Smith, Emergency Management Coordinator