MIDLAND - A Midland man is dead after an early morning fire on the city's west side.
44-year-old Rubiel Mendoza was killed in the fire at a home on Travis, just west of Midkiff.
By the time firefighters arrived at the home, just after 2:00 a.m., the home was filled with flames. Another man inside at the time was able to get out through a bedroom window.
Fire crews were on the scene for nearly three hours. One firefighter was treated for minor injuries.