Lufkin Fire Department responded to a
structure fire in the 1500 block of South First Street Tuesday night.
A passerby called 911 after noticing flames above the
treetops around 9 p.m.
Firefighters quickly arrived on the scene to find a
secondary structure behind the main home fully engulfed.
Firefighters fought the blaze for more than an hour before
calling it under control at 10:23 p.m.
No one appeared to be home at the time and no injuries were
Lufkin Police responded as well to assist with traffic
Firefighters will continue to monitor for hotspots
throughout the night.
The cause is currently unknown. The incident remains under
investigation by the Lufkin Fire Marshal’s Office.