On Sunday, November 26, 2017, at about 2:58 p.m., Officers of the Clovis Police Department and Fire Personnel of the Clovis Fire Department were dispatched to the 200 block of Calhoun Street in reference to a structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters noted a small, detached outbuilding in the backyard of the home. This outbuilding was engulfed in flames. Firefighters were told people were still inside of the structure. Firefighters battled the fire and when they were able to enter the structure found three persons inside. All three persons were deceased. A fourth subject had been able to escape the structure and was ultimately treated at Plains Regional Medical Center.
The investigation is being coordinated by Detectives of the Clovis Police Department and Clovis Fire Department Fire Investigators. Units are awaiting the arrival of the State Fire Marshal.
Names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of their next of kin. More information will be forwarded as the investigation progresses.