Several East Texas fire departments are on the scene of a burning house on Farm to Market Road 16 in Van on Friday afternoon.
According to officials at Van Zandt County, Van, Ben Wheeler and Van Zandt fire departments, as well as the Van Zandt County Fire Marshal, responded to the structure fire. The house, which was a rental, is a complete loss.
At this time, the cause of the fire appears accidental. There were no injuries and the residents of the home were able to escape the blaze.