(May 31, 2017) This afternoon at 12:52pm the Celina Fire Department received a call of a house fire at 909 Rosewood in Celina. On arrival the one story single family home with smoke showing. The fire was contain to a utility closet and a hallway.
The home is owned by William Mertz and is rented to Brian and Lindsay Gilliland and their three children. The children and Brian Gilliland were able to escape the home with no injuries. Lindsay Gilliland wasn’t home at the time of the fire.
The home suffered moderate damaged and was insured. The fire appears to be electrical in nature and is under investigation. The Red Cross is assisting the family.
The Celina FD sent three trucks and 10 firefighters and stay the scene for approximately two hours.