Authorities in Kilgore report one person is dead after a fire broke out Thursday morning at a house located in the 700 block of Spell Street.

Kilgore Police Captain Roman Roberson tells CBS 19 News 31-year-old Calvin Sickler was pronounced dead at the scene. Five adults and four children were inside the house at the time of the fire.

According to witnesses, two neighbors pulled the people out, but could not get to Calvin in time.

When fire crews arrived on the scene around 6:45 a.m.the house was fully engulfed in flames.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.


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