A man was killed and a woman critically injured in an overnight house fire on the city's west side, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
Firefighters say when they arrived at the home on Madrid St, which is off Castroville Rd, flames and heavy fire were already visible in the front of the home.
A woman was rescued from a back bedroom.. She was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
The man was found in the front of the home where the fire was the most severe.. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Arson investigators are trying to determine the cause of the deadly fire.