Crews respond to structure fire in Longview

Crews respond to structure fire in Longview

POSTED: Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 5:09pm

UPDATED: Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 9:58pm

Longview crews responded to a structure fire near Highway 80.

According to the Longview Fire Department, the fire was at 221 Brandon Ave in the northwest part of the city. Fire Marshall Johnny Zackary said one bedroom caught fire, but no one was home.

Officials tweeted the fire was contained at 6:14 p.m. Firefighters are cleaning up insulation at the scene.

No injuries were reported. About $3,000 in damage was done to the home constructed in 1946.

The cause is unknown, but fire officials said the blaze originated in the bedroom and moved to the attic.

One person was displaced by the fire.

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