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A structure fire at 2394 Angelina Street in Beaumont was reported by a passerby at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.

According to a press release, when firefighters with the Beaumont Fire Department arrived, smoke was billowing from the roof vents of a garage apartment. Upon entering the upstairs apartment, firefighters noticed the fire was coming from the attic. The flames were quickly extinguished and damage was confined to the area just above the bathroom.


At approximately 4:30 a.m., on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, there was a two-vehicle crash on FM 92 at Gore Store Road between Fred and Silsbee in Hardin County. The crash involved a passenger vehicle and a truck tractor semi-trailer.

Beechcraft Bonanza N4151Q

At approximately 3 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, the Texas Department of Public Safety was notified of a plane crash near Dam B in Martin Dies State Park about 8 miles west of Jasper, Texas. 

According to a press release, a single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft (N4151Q) was en route to Louisiana before crash landing near Damn B in Martin Dies State Park. According to the pilot, the aircraft ran out of fuel. 


On Monday, October 5, 2015, at approximately 11:35 p.m., the Port Arthur Police Department received a report of an aggravated robbery at 2015 W. Hwy 73, at a hotel known as the Three Rivers Inn and Suites.

According to a press release, the clerk told responding officers that a black male entered the business brandishing a handgun, which he used to threaten the clerk. The suspect was able to obtain an undetermined amount of cash from the register of the business. He then fled in an unknown direction. The clerk was not injured during the incident.

Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor answers questions during a press conference.

MIAMI — The Coast Guard planned to suspend the search for possible survivors from the cargo ship El Faro at sunset Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015.

The El Faro is believed to have sunk during Hurricane Joaquin.

Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force, Air National Guard and tugboat crews searched more than 183,000 square nautical miles off the Bahamian coast in a joint effort to locate the El Faro crew.