Firefighters contain early morning house fire in Bell County

Posted at 8:50 AM, Nov 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-20 19:18:47-05

Multiple fire departments were called out to an early Sunday morning house fire near Belton.

The fire started around 5:30 a.m. in the 2300 block of Teakwood Lane.

Firefighters from the Stillhouse, Central Bell, Salado, and Sparta Fire Departments worked together to contain the fire.

The homeowner told News Channel 25 that his daughter and her husband live inside the home, but they were not home at the time of the fire.

Stillhouse Volunteer Fire spokesperson David Kirby said the home was a total loss.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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