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Another Beaumont firefighter was taken to a Beaumont emergency room for treatment of a heat-related illness as the result of battling a blaze at a Beaumont residential structure on Aug. 11, Beaumont Fire-Rescue reports. That makes the third time a Beaumont firefighter has been taken to the emergency room for heat-related illness within a week's time.

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Beaumont firefighters were quick to rescue three passengers trapped inside an elevator during the Old Town power outage Tuesday evening.

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Beaumont Fire Rescue is investigating the cause of a structure fire that sent one firefighter to the hospital and heavily damaged a two-story home early Tuesday morning.

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Perseids on night of Aug. 11 and early morning of Aug. 12, 2004

Thanks to a new moon, this week’s Perseid meteor shower is expected to be one of the best in years, and NASA Television will bring viewers a front row seat.

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The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued an excessive heat warning for Southeast Texas, including Jefferson and Orange Counties. Temperatures could reach the triple digits this afternoon, Aug. 10, NWS reports, and the heat index could rise to 115 degrees.

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