UPDATE: 2 evacuated after home burns in northwest Amarillo

Local News

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Two people were caught in a housefire Monday morning in northwest Amarillo, according to the Amarillo Fire Department.

Crews were called to the 1900 block of NW 20th Avenue at around 10:43 a.m., where heavy smoke was seen coming from a home with flames visible towards the back of the building.

According to AFD, two people were caught inside during the fire. Those inside were evacuated safely from the home with no injuries reported, but the building was left apparently heavily damaged.

According to the AFD the fire was extinguished, though the investigation into the cause by the Fire Marshall’s Office is ongoing.

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