Fire

A Nederland house caught fire on Thursday, Dec. 15, near the intersection of Detroit Avenue and Gage Avenue.

"We received a call at 9:12 this morning, we were here within five minutes," Nederland assistant fire chief Terry Morton said. Upon arrival, he said the crew observed "heavy fire showing out of the front side of the house, through the front window."

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Beaumont Fire-Rescue received a call of a vehicle fire on Nov. 5, 2016 around 6 p.m. at the city fleet services on Lafin Road. When fire units arrived, three garbage trucks and two police patrol cars were on fire.

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A Church's Chicken restuarant in Beaumont closed indefinitely after a fire caused extensive damage to the business Aug. 24, reports Beaumont Fire-Rescue.

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One of two people injured in a fire on Rafes Way in Beaumont succumbed to injuries sustained in the blaze, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson reported June 21.

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Firefighters in Beaumont quickly quenched a fire resulting from the burner of a stove being left on at a local residence June 19, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson reports.

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Two people sustained injuries in a house fire in Beaumont June 18, reports Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson.

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At approximately 12:15p.m. Wednesday, June 15, the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of an 18-wheeler on fire in the eastbound traffic lanes of Interstate 10 in Orange County near mile marker 871. An International truck tractor semi-trailer towing live chickens experienced a tire blowout that sparked a fire.  At the time of the crash, the vehicle was transporting approximately 6,000 chickens.

About 2,000 chickens died in the fire.

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The occupants of a home severely damaged by a fire in the 300 block of Major Drive on June 1 escaped the blaze without injury, reports Beaumont Fire-Rescue.

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Firefighters in Beaumont battled two blazes in two days at two separate residences, one vacant and one occupied, Beaumont Fire-Rescue reports.

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It took firefighters more than an hour to extinguish a large blaze that devastated a Wall Street home in Beaumont May 22, Beaumont Fire-Rescue reported Sunday. 

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