Reported house fire turns out to be trash can in flames

Reported house fire turns out to be trash can in flames

On Monday, August 14, just after 6:30 a.m., Beaumont Fire-Rescue responded to the 5000 block of Maddox Drive due to reports of a house on fire, Capt. Jimmy Blanchard said in a release.

When crews arrived, there was a small fire that originated from a trash can at the front of the structure near a wall. A fire investigator examined the scene and determined that the cause was accidental.

No firefighters or members of the public were hurt during this emergency.

- Beaumont Fire-Rescue

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