Fire destroys home
A house was destroyed by a fire that started about 8 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 183 and Steen Road. No one was home at the time of the fire, which resulted in a total loss, said James Herchek, a firefighter with the Yoakum Fire Department.
By 10:45 p.m., firefighters were still on the scene.
The Yoakum, Cuero and Gonzales fire departments responded, Herchek said.
Further information was not available Thursday night.