Early Morning House Fire Claims Life of Elderly Woman in Bowie County
An elderly Bowie County woman died this morning after a fire broke out inside her home.
The Bowie County Sheriff's office says the fire consumed the home in the 500 block of FM 3287 early this morning. The victim's next-of-kin have been notified and her name released by authorities.
Deputies say 82-year-old Kamellia Williamson was killed in the blaze. Several fire departments responded to the fire and no other injuries were reported.
The fire is under investigation and the cause is unknown at this time. Temperatures were very cold this morning with lows well down in the 20s but it's unknown if a heater played a role in the fire.