Mansion burns in overnight fire north of McKinney; no injuries reported

Multiple fire departments were called to a large residential structure fire around midnight last night. It occurred in rural Grayson County about 20 miles north of McKinney.

Firefighters were called to the 4,700 sq. foot home in the 300 block of Thornwood Lane outside of Van Alstyne. A working fire was located at the house.

Van Alstyne Fire Department was dispatched to the scene along with mutual aid from Gunter FD, Howe FD, Tom Bean FD, Anna FD, Melissa FD, Westminster FD, and potentially others.

Luckily, there were no reported injuries or fatalities from this fire. The Gunter Fire Department reports the home is a total loss.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Photo: Gunter Fire Department