Identity of man burned in home explosion released - 19 Action News|Cleveland, OH|News, Weather, Sports

Identity of man burned in home explosion released

Posted: Updated:

An East Texan was flown to a Dallas hospital after an explosion caused his house to erupt into flames.

Monday night, four fire departments responded to the home on Jefferson Street in the town of Como, near Sulphur Springs.

Sheriff's investigators say it appears a propane tank exploded, igniting the fire.

The man, identified as Don Meeks of Como, was inside the home at the time. He was flown to Parkland Hospital in Dallas with burns to his head and arms.

No other injuries were reported in this fire.

Copyright 2013 KLTV. all rights reserved.

 

  • Seen on 19Seen on 19More>>

  • Cleveland Cooks: Going inside some of the area's favorite restaurants

    Cleveland Cooks: Going inside some of the area's favorite restaurants

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:31:19 GMT
    19 Action News Reporter Jen Picciano is taking you inside the kitchens of Cleveland's favorite restaurants in her new segment, Cleveland Cooks. The city's most notable chefs will teach you how to make theirMore >>
    19 Action News Reporter Jen Picciano is taking you inside the kitchens of Cleveland's favorite restaurants in her new segment, Cleveland Cooks. The city's most notable chefs will teach you how to make theirMore >>
Powered by WorldNow