Large Fire Destroys One; Threatens Other Sherman Homes

12-3-05 – Sherman Firefighters worked to put out a massive blaze at a home in the 500 block of Maxey Street – Saturday.

The home is a total loss. The owner says he heard a pop outside around 7:00 p.m. and then saw flames. He got out and called 911.

By the time firefighter arrived, flames were shooting up through the attic. It took about an hour to get the fire under control and keep it from spreading to other homes in the area.

The cause is under investigation. No one was injured.