Man Dies in Howard County Fire

HOWARD COUNTY - The Howard County Sheriff's Office tells NewsWest9 that a man died in a house fire Monday morning.

The fire broke out around 7:45 in a home on the 1500 block of Eubank, which is just north of Big Spring. The victim has been identified as 61-year-old Ron Robey.

Howard County Volunteer Fire Chief Tommy Sullivan tells NewsWest9 that the fire was started by a cigarette.

An autopsy has been ordered.