Update for Monday December 6, 2021

KEETER AREA HOUSE FIRE — Fire damaged a home on Private Road 4058 near Keeter Saturday afternoon. Firefighters from Boyd, Paradise, Briar-Reno, Parker County and Cottondale battled the blaze shortly after 1 p.m. Wise County EMS also responded. Wise County Fire Marshal Jeff Doughty said the two elderly occupants of the home escaped without injury. “There was heavy fire in the front area of the home,” Doughty said. “There’s smoke and heat damage throughout.” He said the home will likely be a complete loss due to the extensive damage. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.