A Wichita Falls man died following a house fire on McGregor Street Tuesday night.
The Wichita Falls Fire Department responded to a home in the 1600 Block of McGregor around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night.
The WFFD says 65-year-old J.P. Pierson was smoking in bed when the fire started. He called 9-1-1. When crews arrived, they found him unconscious in the bedroom. He was the only person in the house. Pierson was taken to United Regional where he died around 5:00 a.m. Wednesday.
A firefighter was also taken to United Regional for minor burns. The firefighter has been treated and released from the hospital.