Longview, TX (Longview News-Journal) — A Longview family was displaced after a fire destroyed their home early this morning.
The Longview Fire Department responded to a call at about 4:50 a.m. for a fire at a the single-family residence in the 1600 block of Fowler Driver.
“Heavy fire was coming out of the back bedroom windows and was in the attic on the arrival of the first engine. The three occupants were not home at the time of the fire,” Longview Fire Marshal Johnny Zackary said.
The cause of the fire that originated in the bedroom was unintentional and the cause remains undetermined. One firefighter was taken for medical evaluation for a knee injury.
No other injuries were reported.
The American Red Cross was contacted to provide assistance.