Forecast more >
Temperatures will be a little cooler tonight into Friday as weak surge of cooler air works in from the northeast. No rain is still expected through the weekend with our next opportunity for rain not until Tuesday as a cool front moves through.
Man shocked by electricity at scene of fire near Silsbee has died
KFDM News - The Hardin County Sheriff's office say a man who shocked by electricity at the scene of a fire near Silsbee on Labor Day has died.
Sheriff Ed Cain said 56-year-old Vernon McKenzie died Monday night.
Earlier on Monday, first responders rushed to the scene of the fire and discovered that McKenzie who was near the fire had been shocked.
The grass fire was reported late Monday in the eight- thousand block of Sunflower Drive, outside of Silsbee.
First responders had received a report of not only a fire, but that a man was down at the scene.
Firefighters worked to put out the flames while emergency workers rushed McKenzie to a hospital. He later died.