Blind man dies after injuries following mid-April house fire - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Blind man dies after injuries following mid-April house fire

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

A Lubbock man has died this morning after injuries he sustained after an April 16 house fire. Crews were sent out to the house of Billy Herrera, who was hard of hearing and blind, at 2909 E. Broadway.

Lubbock Fire and Rescue crews were able to get inside of the home and rescue Herrera, and since then has been at University Medical Center in critical condition.

The family set up a GoFundMe account for Herrera to pay for medical expenses, but will now use it as a memorial fund. 

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