Fire destroys Jasper County home

JASPER COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Tuesday afternoon fire destroyed a home just outside the Jasper city limits.

According to a fire official, responders were called to the fire on state Highway 63 at 1:17 p.m.

Nobody was in the house at the time of the fire.

As of 2:30 p.m., the official said firefighters would continue to put out the blaze for about another 45 minutes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.