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House fire near downtown Amarillo leaves two in critical condition


A house fire Wednesday afternoon near downtown Amarillo has left two people in critical condition.

Just after 5 pm, Amarillo Fire Department units responded to a house fire in the 1000 block of North Polk. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 5:40 pm.

AFD public information officer, Capt. Kyle Joy confirmed that two people inside the home were injured during the fire. Both residents were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The Amarillo Fire Marshal’s Office continues to investigate the cause of the fire.

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