Early morning fire damages house on Sampsell

Firefighter Tim Pulice puts water on smoldering debris removed from a house fire. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

Grand Prairie Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 1800 block of Sampsell just before 1 am Tuesday morning.

Firefighters break open a window to ventilate a room that received minor fire damage. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

The first arriving fire crews found smoke inside the one story brick home.

Battalion Chief Joe Harvey said the fire was confined to one room that received minor damage. He said that because the door to the room was closed, the rest of the house only had slight smoke damage.

August Hays, 2, and Abbey Hays watch firefighers roll up hose after a house fire. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

No one was injured and the cause of the fire is under investigation.