Structure fire in Beaumont

Structure fire in Beaumont

Beaumont firefighter battled a residential fire at 3115 Westmont Drive on Saturday afternoon, June 28, Beaumont Fire Rescue reports.

At approximately 12:16 p.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a structure fire in the Westmont neighborhood.  When firefighters arrived, they found the attic of the home in flames. Firefighters were able to make a quick attack and contain the fire to the attic with some water damage below. No one was home at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries.

The fire was caused when a tree limb fell and hit the power line to the house, causing it to short out, investigators report.

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