POSTED: Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 11:56am
UPDATED: Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 1:14pm
Longview — UPDATE 2:07 P.M. -- Longview firefighters were called to the scene just after noon. It took them about 40 minutes to bring the fire under control in the Regency Apartments Building #8. No people were injured but one dog died in the blaze.
Firefighters went door to door to get everyone out of the building. Twelve people have been displaced by the fire. The Red Cross is assisting those individuals,
UPDATE 1:06 P.M. -- The fire is at the Regency Apartments. It reportedly began when roofers working on the site caught the roof on fire with a torch. No injuries have been reported.
At this hour, the Longview Fire Department is battling a large apartment fire in the 700 block of Gilmer Road. The fire broke out about 12:30 this afternoon. KETK has a new crew on the scene and will provide more details as they become available.