Texas: Man died while trying to save pets in Watauga house fire

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A man is dead after a house caught fire in Tarrant County overnight. According to investigating officers, he may have gone inside to rescue pets from his home.
The fire broke out around 1 a.m. Thursday at a home on Old Mill Circle in Watauga. When firefighters responded to the situation, they found that a one-story home was burning in flames and heavy smoke.
Neighbors could hear two women yelling and asking for help. They came forward and saved women.
Patty Vasquez, a neighbor said that they heard screaming and a lady’s voice asking for help. When she looked through the window and saw the house on fire, they ran out for help. According to her, Someone else was also there in the house. Their daughter was also trying to help. Then firefighters and police officers responded and took hold of the entire scene.

Further reports from the Witnesses state that a man in his 50s or 60s may have gone back inside the house to save a family pet. Though the firefighters tried to save him, he was already dead.
Watauga firefighters helped put off the fire from the North Richland Hills, Haltom City, and Keller fire departments.
The North Tarrant County Arson Taskforce is investigating in this case and trying to find what led to the fire. No info on the victim's identity has been revealed by the officers so far.

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