BEAUMONT,Tx – Saturday 12/17/16 shortly after 7:30 pm, Beaumont Fire dispatch received multiple calls of a house on fire in the 5200 block of Wildwood, in the north end of Beaumont. The first arriving engine crew reported heavy fire through the roof coming from the rear portion of a single story residence.  The neighboring houses was evacuated, but those residents were allowed to return a short time later when the fire was brought under control. The homeowner was not home at the time the fire started and was later located safely. Several pets did perished in the fire. The home was a total loss. The fire cause appears to be electrical in nature. -JB