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A little better coverage of showers can be expected Wednesday as deeper moisture should move northward off the Gulf. The next cold front will be in our area Friday morning with scattered showers and thunderstorms rather likely Thursday evening into Friday. Cooler and drier air will take over this weekend.
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.