Three Dead in Bowie County House Fire


Three people are dead after a house fire in Bowie County Tuesday evening.

Bowie County Fire Departments were dispatched to County Road 4242 just after 7 p.m. Tuesday evening.

Simms, Maud, Dekalb, and New Boston Fire Departments responded to the fire.

The three victims were identified as Steven Granbery, 60 years of age, Cynthia Granbery 55 years of age and William Barnes 65 years of age, all of Simms, Texas. The Granbury’s are the owners of the property where this fire occurred.

Bowie County Fire Investigator Scottie Taylor along with Bowie County Sheriff’s Office Investigators Michelle Carrier and Captain David Biggar responded to investigate. Judge Mary Hankins ordered all three victims to be sent off for an autopsy. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. There was no evidence of foul play found at the scene of this fire.

Listen to DeKalb Fire being dispatched to the fire below.


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