Home burns in north end of Beaumont, declared total loss

Home burns in north end of Beaumont, declared total loss

On Saturday, Dec. 17 shortly after 7:30 pm, Beaumont Fire dispatch received multiple calls of a house on fire in the 5200 block of Wildwood Drive, in the north end of Beaumont, Beaumont Fire Department Captain Jimmy Blanchard reported Dec. 18.

The first arriving engine crew reported heavy fire through the roof coming from the rear portion of a single story residence. The neighboring houses was evacuated, but those residents were allowed to return a short time later when the fire was brought under control. The homeowner was not home at the time the fire started and was later located safely.

Several pets did perish in the fire. The home was a total loss. The fire cause appears to be electrical in nature.

- Beaumont Fire Department

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