On Friday, 2/19/2016, at approximately 9:36 AM, Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a structure fire reported at 2225 Cable. When Firefighters arrived they found heavy smoke billowing from the front of the house and there was a fire in the kitchen. Firefighters were able to make a quick attack and contain the fire damage to the kitchen and dining rooms with only heat and smoke damage to the rest of the house. The fire was caused by a pot of grease that caught fire on the stove. There were two adult occupants of the house who were able to escape without injury before firefighters arrived. Red Cross was called to assist the family.
Structure Fire at 2225 Cable
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.