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Homeowner to burn house teetering on Texas cliff

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WHITNEY, Texas — The owner of a vacant luxury house teetering atop a crumbling 75-foot cliff over a Central Texas lake has decided to burn the home.

The 4,000-square-foot house to be demolished today overlooks Lake Whitney, about 60 miles south of Fort Worth.

The house has been condemned and the owners evacuated the property about two weeks ago. Chunks of the cliff — and the $700,000 home — have been tumbling into the water. Tom Hemrick, Hill County’s emergency…

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