One killed, one seriously hurt in Collin County house fire

The Collin County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fatality fire that occurred early this morning at a home in the Blue Ridge area.

At 6:45am, firefighters from Blue Ridge FD and Westminster FD responded to a house fire in the 13000 block of Lackey Drive in Blue Ridge. When emergency crews arrived, they found the home fully engulfed with flames.

A 55-year-old woman was found outside of the residence with serious injuries. Paramedics transported her to Medical Center of McKinney where she remains in serious, but non-life-threatening condition.

After firefighters extinguished the blaze, they located the body of an individual inside the home. The Collin County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine cause of death and identity.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.