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Early morning blaze displaces local family
CALAVERAS -- A family of four adults is picking up the pieces following a May 2 fire at approximately 4 a.m. that destroyed their home on C.R. 128 north of Floresville.
According to Chief Lorenzo Ortiz of the Floresville Volunteer Fire Department, the double-wide mobile home was located behind the Continental Floral Greens Floresville Division. No one was injured, but the home was deemed a total loss.
Edwin Baker, coordinator of the Wilson County Health and Public Safety Office -- the county’s fire marshal -- said the cause of the blaze is undetermined. Four adult members of the Franke family were living in the home, he said.
Firefighters from Floresville were assisted by their counterparts from the department’s Cañada Verde station and by fire and ambulance personnel from the Eagle Creek Volunteer Emergency Services.
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