Firefighters battle trailer fire in Cameron

Firefighters responded to a trailer fire Sunday afternoon in the 100 block of Bowie Avenue.

CAMERON - Firefighters responded to a trailer fire Sunday afternoon in the 100 block of Bowie Avenue.

Officials said the call came in just after 3:00 p.m.

When firefighters arrived to the scene, they saw two people trying to help a man get outside the trailer.

Cameron Fire Department identified the man stuck in the trailer as James Martinez.

They were able to get Martinez out of the trailer, but he received burns from the fire and was taken to Scott and White in Temple. Martinez has since been transferred to a burn unit in Dallas.

The trailer is completely damaged and unlivable.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

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