ESTO -- An Esto man died in a house fire Wednesday morning in northern Holmes County.
At 6:18 a.m. Wednesday, the Holmes County Communications Center received a call of a mobile home fire on State 2, west of Esto. The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office and fire departments responded. Esto, Pittman and Graceville fire departments arrived and extinguished the fire in minutes, according to a HCSO press release.
Firefighters then located the remains of 51-year-old Bobbie Samuel Summerhill inside the residence. Summerhill was the only occupant of the residence.
The residence was a total loss. The fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office.