BEAUMONT, Tx. – On Monday 12/19/2016 shortly after 1:00 PM a caller reported to Beaumont Fire/Rescue that a house in the 2200 block of Neches Street had smoke coming from it. Fire units were dispatched to the scene. The first arriving units quickly made entry into the house and were able to confine the fire to the attic area of the home. The occupants had left the home around 30 minutes prior to the fire being discovered. There are two family pets that were not accounted for that are believed to have escaped when the fire department made entry. There are no injuries from this incident. The fire has displaced two adults and three children. All the occupants are receiving assistance from the Red Cross.
2200 block of Neches – House Fire
About the Author: Scott Wheat
District Chief Scott Wheat is a 23 year veteran with Beaumont Fire/Rescue. He is currently assigned to the Community Risk Reduction Division as the Assistant Fire Marshal and the department's Public Information Officer.