Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Firefighters extinguish house fire in Bartonville

Firefighters extinguish a house fire on Friday night in Bartonville, photo courtesy of Argyle Fire District.

No one was injured in a house fire in Bartonville on Friday night.

The fire was reported about 6:30 p.m. on Gibbons Road near Brasher Drive. Argyle Fire Chief Mac Hohenberger said no one was injured, and Flower Mound firefighters saved a service dog that was locked in a kennel.

(Photo by Jonathan Wittmis)

“Great save by that crew,” Hohenberger said of FMFD’s Truck 1 firefighters.

Hohenberger said the house had smoke damage and the garage is a total loss. In addition to Argyle and Flower Mound, firefighters from Denton, Double Oak and Lake Cities fire departments also assisted.

The home is owned by a family of four that recently moved to the area and the father is a distinguished disabled Army Veteran.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family at

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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