One Manages to Escape House Fire

The Appleby Volunteer Fire Department fought a blaze Tuesday afternoon. The home is a total loss.

According to the fire department, they were called out to a fire on FM 2609 off of Appleby Sand in Nacogdoches County.

They say it was an old framed rent house that burned quickly. One person managed to get out of the house with a dog.  But, firefighters say there was damage to everything including an SUV.

The fire is under investigation.