On Sunday 4/1/2018 Beaumont Fire Department received a call for a house on fire in the city’s south end. Fire crews quickly arrived in the 1700 block of Herring Aly to find a house with flames coming from one of the windows. Fire crews quickly entered the structure to conduct a search for possible victims. Fire crews located a victim and pulled them from the structure. Once outside Beaumont EMS and fire staff began treating the victim. The victim was transported to St. Elizabeth where they later died. The cause of the fire has been ruled accidental. -JB

Questions / Comments for this incident should be directed to Captain Terence Simon of the Fire Marshal’s Office 409-781-9348