A total of three homes were affected by a fire. Two of which were left in ruins.
Close to 10 am, firefighters from Weslaco, Mercedes, Edcouch-Elsa and La Villa arrived at the scene, to combat the blaze.
The flames initiated in the middle house which now lies in ashes. The two surrounding homes were damaged by the smoke and the other one was declared a total loss according to authorities.
The Cantu family were notified on scene regarding the full loss of their home upon inspection. Family members claim to have been asleep when the fire started.

As for now, the Cantu family is asking for the community’s help to restore the losses in their residence. Everything inside was destroyed. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.