Fire in Fort Stockton Sends Two to the Hospital

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

FORT STOCKTON - A Pecos County couple is recovering after a fire ripped through their home.

Fort Stockton fire officials tell NewsWest 9, Barbara Gonzales, who is in her 60's, is in critical condition, while her husband Mateo, who is in his 80's, is stable.

The blaze started around 5a.m. Friday morning at their home on Davis Street.

The pair suffered burns and smoke inhalation.

Barbara was burned on her back and Mateo on his face.

The couple was airlifted to the burn unit in Lubbock.

The fire is still under investigation.