Scattered showers and storms could become strong to severe this afternoon into the evening. Primary threats are large hail and heavy rainfall causing flooding in poor drainage areas. Damaging winds are included as well and an isolated tornado possibility is very low but not eliminated.
3-6-05- Fire officials are investigating a mysterious fire at a Denison home Saturday that took the life of an elderly woman. Investigators say the fire probably started with the woman's oxygen tank.
The fire broke out around 11:00 a.m. Saturday at a home in the 2000 block of Belle Avenue in Denison. Authorities say an elderly woman was killed when the oxygen tank she was wearing caught fire.
Neighbors heard an alarm going off and alerted authorities who had to break inside the home, but were not able to save the woman.
Investigators say the oxygen equipment is the cause of the fire. The victim's name has not been released.