Fire burns home in Lower Valley Saturday morning
EL PASO, Texas —
El Paso firefighters responded to a fire in the Lower Valley early Saturday morning.
The fire started on the 300 block of North Zaragoza around 4:30 a.m.
When crews arrived at the scene, they said they could see flames and smoke coming from a single-story house.
The majority of the house was destroyed, according to the fire department.
One of the residents was taken to the hospital.
A neighbor said an elderly woman lives in the home.
"Thank God the fire didn't spread," neighbor Marta Rascon said. "I wish she's okay, but I don't know."
A total of 10 units and 24 firefighters responded to the call.
The cause of the fire is not known at this time.
The damage is estimated at $60,000.