At least 1 dead in west Houston townhome fire; HFD on scene

At least one person is dead after a fire broke out at a west Houston townhome Thursday afternoon.

Houston firefighters are performing an offensive attack on the fire at the home located near the 6400 block Burgoyne Dr.

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HFD reports that the victim is a civilian and no firefighter has been reported injured.

Authorities are asking people to avoid the area due to heavy emergency traffic.

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This story is developing and will be updated accordingly.