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Lufkin Fire Department structure fire
Lufkin, Texas

MEDIA RELEASE:

 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 reported.

 

Lufkin Police responded as well to assist with traffic control.

 

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.

 

Thanks,

Jessica Pebsworth

Communications Director

City of Lufkin