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Police detain person of interest after Longview house catches fire

Police detain person of interest after Longview house catches fire
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POSTED: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 5:43pm

UPDATED: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 9:39pm

On Thursday, one person was detained by the Longview Police Department following a local house fire.

According to firefighters, a fire broke out on the 1200 block of Chad Street around 4:30 p.m. The back of the home, living room and kitchen were heavily damaged by heat and smoke before the fire was contained. 

One person was taken into custody for questioning by officers, but their identity is unknown.

Fire officials are currently investigating the blaze. The cause has not been determined, but officials did report the fire began in the living room.

One person has been displaced.

KETK will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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