Fire

Sheriff Mitchel Newman

Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman reports a Jasper County resident died in a fire at his mobile home Dec. 13.

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At approximately 7:26 p.m., Monday, December 14, 2015, Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a reported structure fire at 8575

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Shortly after 2 a.m., Wednesday, December 9, 2015, Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a structure fire at 1842 Washington Blvd.

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Shortly after 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, 2015, a caller to 911 reported flames showing from the roof of Beaumont Bolt & Gasket, located at 1040 Fannin. According to Beaumont Fire Rescue Captain Brad Penisson, when Beaumont firefighters arrived there were flames and smoke visible from the roof.

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At approximately 2:38 a.m. this morning, Tuesday, November 24, 2015, Beaumont firefighters responded to a 911 call that was received reporting smoke coming from the Super Food Store, located at 1410 West Virginia. Once on scene, firefighters had to force entry to security panels on the exterior of the building. They entered the building and found heavy fire and smoke conditions in the interior of the building.

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Beaumont Firefighters responded to a report of a house fire at 4860 Detroit just after 2 a.m. this morning, Monday, November 9, 2015.

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Damage at Buescher State Park from the October wildfire (friendsoflostpines.org)

AUSTIN— The mid-October skies in Smithville were cloaked by a thick smoke after a wildfire ignited near Buescher and Bastrop State Parks. Now that the final embers have been extinguished, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department staff have completed initial assessments of the wildfire impacts on park land.

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Structure fire at 3880 E. Lynwood

Shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday morning, Oct. 18, 2015, Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a structure fire at 3880 E. Lynwood near the intersection of Cleveland Street and Hayes Lane in Beaumont’s North End neighborhood. When firefighters arrived, they found the wood-frame home heavily involved by fire. Firefighters made a defensive attack due to the extent of the fire, and in more than 30 minutes it took to control the blaze, the home sustained extensive damage.

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Lynwood

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue responded to a report of a house fire at 2197 Rusk. According to Captain Brad Penisson, when firefighters arrived, they found a vacant duplex engulfed in flames. Firefighters were able to quickly control the blaze with no injuries, and it was determined the fire was deliberately set.

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At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 15, 2015, Beaumont Fire Rescue firefighters responded to a structure fire at 3150 Cleveland. According to Captain Brad Penisson of the Beaumont Fire Department, when firefighters arrived, they found the rear portion of the home engulfed in flames. The occupants of the residence were able to escape without injury before firefighters arrived.

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