Large House Fire Burns Two Houses in Texarkana

(Photo by TXK TODAY)
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A Texarkana, Texas man died in a house fire in the 2000 block of Olive Street early Tuesday morning.

Texarkana, Texas Fire Department was dispatched to the fire just before 4 a.m. Tuesday morning. Two houses burned in the fire.

A body believed to be that of the homeowner, 69-year-old Jim Parker, was found in one of the homes. The body will be sent to Dallas for an autopsy.

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The home of Parker was completely destroyed and the other heavily damaged.

Fire investigators remain on scene although they say finding a cause is unlikely due to the heavy damage the fire caused.

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