Granite Shoals Fire Rescue was Dispatched for a House Fire at approx. 6:27 pm on December 21, 2015 in the area of N. Forest Drive in Granite Shoals. Upon FD arrival Heavy Flames and Smoke were reported coming from all sides of the building. At the time of the fire there was one single occupant in the home that managed to escape. The occupant was transported to the Hospital for evaluation with non life-threatening injuries. Granite Shoals Fire units were unable to make an interior fire attack due to heavy fire conditions. GSFD units on scene concentrated on the to nearby structures to keep the fire from spreading. Marble VFD and City of Marble Fire Rescue Arrived and the fire was brought under control. Several animals perished in the fire but three managed to escape or were saved by FD personnel. The American Red Cross was contacted and agreed to provide assistance to the family. Responding Units were Granite Shoals Fire Rescue, Granite Shoals Police, Marble Falls Area EMS, Marble Falls Fire Rescue, Marble Falls Vol Fire Dept., Horseshoe Bay Fire Rescue and Pedernales Electric Coop. The Fire Cause has been preliminary determined to be from Cooking food on the stove.
A Go Fund Me account has been set up for those wishing to assist the family.