House fire damages Cuero home

A house fire damaged a Cuero home on Friday morning in the 500 block of E. Clayton. Cuero Firefighters were dispatched around 4:30 a.m. on Friday, and upon arrival the back portion of the house was on fire. Firefighters quickly worked on the fire and the damage was limited to the back portion of the house. Residents were home at the time of the fire but were able to evacuate unharmed. Cuero Fire Department was assisted by Cuero Volunteer Fire Department, Cuero EMS and Cuero Police responded as backup for safety. Cuero Electric and Water department personnel along with Texas Gas Service arrived on scene to handle the utilities for the firefighters safety.