BLUE RIDGE, Texas – Collin County officials say one person died and another was seriously injured in a fire early Saturday morning.
The Blue Ridge Fire Department, Westminster Fire Department and Collin County Sheriff’s Office all responded to the structure fire around 6:45 a.m. Saturday morning, officials said.
Upon arrival, first responders found the residence fully engulfed in flames.
Officials added that they found a 55-year-old woman with serious injuries. She was taken to McKinney Medical Center where she is expected to survive.
Firefighters worked for hours to bring the blaze under control, officials said, but the home was destroyed.
One person is believed to have died in the fire. The Collin County Medical Examiner and detectives are working to identify them.
The Collin County Fire Marshal’s Office is leading the investigation into the cause of the fire.