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A tragic fire in Beaumont claimed a local person's life on Easter Sunday, reports Beaumont Fire-Rescue.

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Beaumont Fire-Rescue responded to a two-alarm fire on Park Street early in the New year, according to Capt. Jimmy Blanchard.

An unused bicycle and heater repair shop that had been closed for several years at 2380 Park St. caught fire Jan. 2, causing damage to the houses on either side of the shop, Capt. Brad Penisson said.

The shop had been closed for several years since the owner passed away and the owner's son was maintaining the property, according to Penisson.

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Be sure to heat your house safely during cold weather, Beaumont Fire-Rescue advised in a release Dec. 28.

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Popeye's on Phelan Boulevard | Photo: Beaumont Fire-Rescue

Police didn’t find a burglar when they responded to a burglar alarm at Popeyes restaurant on Phelan Boulevard on Monday, Nov. 27, at 4:15 a.m., but they did find a fire, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Jimmy Blanchard said in a release.

Beaumont Police patrol officers notified the fire department, and the fire crews arrived within minutes, according to Blanchard.

“The fire crews made quick work of a fire in the kitchen of the restaurant,” Blanchard said. “There were no injuries.”

The business will be closed until repairs can be made.

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Fire at Torres Collision

Beaumont Fire-Rescue units battled a raging two-alarm fire at Torres Collision in the 1500 block of Laurel Drive in the early morning hours Nov. 21, reports Capt. Brad Penisson.

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Beaumont firefighters dealt with two major fires the night of Sunday, Nov. 19, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson said in a statement.

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Fire on corner of Hunter Street + Jim Gilligan Way | Photo: Beaumont Fire-Rescue
Photo: Beaumont Fire-Rescue
Photo: Beaumont Fire-Rescue

An abandoned church in the 5100 block of Hunter Street caught fire Monday, Nov. 13, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Jimmy Blanchard said in a statement.

The church was located at the corner of Hunter Street and Jim Gilligan Way, near Lamar University.

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Photo: Beaumont Independent School District
Photo: Beaumont Fire-Rescue

In the early morning hours of Nov. 11, a pickup truck drove into an elementary school, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Jimmy Blanchard said in a statement.

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Glen Oaks apartment fire | Photo: Beaumont Fire-Rescue

On Nov. 11 at about 10:30 a.m., a fire was reported at Glen Oaks apartments, located at 520 Dowlen Road, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Jimmy Blanchard said in a statement on the department's Facebook page.

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4300 block of Galveston Street | Photo: Beaumont Fire-Rescue

Just before 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12, a fire was reported to Beaumont Fire-Rescue in the 4300 block of Galveston Street on Beaumont's north end, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Jimmy Blanchard said in a statement posted to the department's Facebook page. 

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