MCKINNEY - Firefighters discovered a body while battling a house fire in McKinney, authorities said.
A neighbor who saw flames shooting out of the back of the home, located in the 2000 block of Hillcrest Court, called 911 at about 6:45 a.m. Wednesday. By the time the fire was out, it had gutted the garage in the front and rooms in the back.
Police cordoned off the area as they investigated the cause of the fire. Neighbors say the couple living in the home are away at a conference, but said the couple's son lives at the home to help care for his ailing father.
The identity and cause of death of the victim has not been released.