Fire

Pinehurst firefighters battled a blaze caused by a lightning strike on Tuesday afternoon, June 24.

According to a news release from the Pinehurst Police Department, dispatch received a call regarding lightning striking a tree and causing a fire in the 3700 block of Whippoorwill Street at about 12:40 p.m. The Pinehurst Fire Department arrived quickly and extinguished the fire before it could spread to nearby structures, police report. 

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Beaumont firefighters battled a fire in the 6000 Jody Lane in Beaumont shortly after 5 p.m. on June 15, the Beaumont Fire Department reports. They were able to douse the fire, but not before it spread to an outbuilding on a nearby property.

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Beaumont firefighters battled an afternoon blaze on Tuesday, May 27, the fire department reports.

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Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to an early morning fire just before 5:30 a.m. on Monday, May 19, that appears to have begun in the kitchen of the residence and spread to the attic, according to investigators.

The Beaumont Fire Department reports units responded to a reported structure fire in the 3600 block of West Lynwood Drive. When firefighters arrived, they found the attic of the home on fire. The homeowner and his daughter were home at the time of the fire and were able to escape without injury.

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Firefighters in Beaumont responded to a structure fire in the 5900 block of Falcon Lane in Beaumont shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 15.

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Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a residential fire in the 1200 block of Roberts Street in Beaumont at about 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 29.

According tot he news release from the Beaumont Fire Department, when firefighters arrived at the residence they found flames licking out from the front window of the home. Firefighters were able to confine the fire to one room.

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Gulf Coast Novelty Company located at 735 Delmar Drive

A Beaumont fire severely damaged a business on April 23. Firefighters responded just before 3 a.m. Wednesday morning and were on the scene for over four hours, according to a report from the Beaumont Fire Department.

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Fire on Folsom

Beaumont firefighters battled a structure fire at a small apartment complex on Folsom Drive Thursday afternoon, according to a report from the Beaumont Fire Department.

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Beaumont fire investigators are currently looking into a fire on Youngstown Street in Beaumont that they say could be the result of arson.

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photo by Brandi Haskett

Firefighters arrived within minutes after a 911 call alerted them to a house fire at 1310 Galway Sunday, March 30, in Beaumont’s west end. 

Shortly after 3:40 p.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to find heavy flames engulfing the attic of the home and thick smoke billowing throughout the neighborhood.

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