Victoria County home destroyed by fire

The homeowner was not home at the time of the fire

VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas – A Victoria man’s home is destroyed after his house caught fire early this morning.

Lt. Marshall Frazier with the Victoria County Fire Marshal’s Office confirmed that the fire was off of Schubert road in Victoria County and that the home is deemed a total loss. The homeowner is an elderly man, who at the time of the fire, had already left for work.

The fire destroyed the home and even caused the back wall to collapse.

The homeowner’s neighbors said that after seeing the fire they attempted to save what they could, but the majority of the home and its contents were lost in the flames.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.