Beaumont Firefighters responded to 2450 Durden on a report of a house on fire. Upon arrival they discovered the front section of the single family dwelling heavily involved in fire. They conducted firefighting operations and were able to control the fire within 20 minutes after arriving on scene. After the fire it was discovered the dwelling had been vacant for a number of years. The dwelling sustained heavy fire damage as a result of the fire. The fire was determined to be deliberately set by persons unknown at this time. If anyone has any information in reference to this fire or any other fire determined to be an act of Arson, please contact Crime Stoppers at (409)833-TIPS or Beaumont Fire/Rescue at 409-880-3905. No injuries were sustained to any fire personnel.


Capt. Earl White, Beaumont Fire/Rescue