Amarillo Fire On North Fairfield Street

One person is dead following an early Saturday morning residential fire.

Firefighters arrived on the scene in the 1600 block of North Fairfield after being called out to the blaze at 2:14 a.m. upon arriving they found heavy heavy fire coming from the front of the single-family residence.

The crews attacked  from the outside front, put the blaze under control, and started to search the home for anyone inside

One of the occupants managed to escape, but two people had to be removed by personnel, Two of the three people had to be taken to the hospital, but the third person died despite resuscitation efforts.

The Fire Marshals Office was notified but no cause for the blaze has been determined.

The blaze was originally called in as one alarmer, but a second alarm called in two more fire trucks