3 Alarm Fire Destroys Gunter Home

12-17-05 – A three alarm blaze destroyed at home in the 1000 block of Kerfoot Road in Gunter. The fire broke out just after 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. A family of three called for help and then ran outside.

Firefighters from Gunter, Van Alstyne, Tioga, Howe, Celina, and Collinsville responded to the fire.

The house is a total loss and firefighters say they do not know what caused the fire.

A firefighter from Van Alstyne had to be taken to the hospital by ambulance. Emergency workers say he may have suffered from a heart condition. His identity has not been released. His injury was not directly related to the fire.