The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Duplex fire leaves a dozen people homeless
FREEPORT, TX It happened late last night on west Eighth Street near Yaupon. According to Brazoria County newspaper The Facts, a female resident smelled smoke and got her husband and kids out of the house. A member of the second family in the duplex was coming home when he saw the flames. He ran inside and woke up his family. Everyone got out safely.