Firefighting, News

Bedridden Man Killed in Dayton (TX) House Fire

Old fire truck

A bedridden man has died after being trapped in his home during a fire in Dayton, reports

Firefighters said they were told the victim was trapped. When they arrived at the scene, the wood-frame house was engulfed in flames.

Prior to the arrival of fire officials, Payne’s sister, who lives just a few houses down, attempted to save Payne, firefighters said. The woman was unable to get the bed to roll before the smoke and flames forced her out, officials said.