Fire at rehab center in Smith County being investigated as arson

Friday, December 23, 2011 - 9:15am

Fire officials tell Fox 51, the fire on County Road 46 is being investigated as arson.

About 50 people were evacuated from the rehab facility early Friday morning.

The building filled with smoke, originating from the office area.

Fire Marshalls are still on scene investigating.

Nobody was injured in the fire.

No word on what fire damage the building sustained, but officials say there may be some water damage from the sprinkler system.

Multiple fire departments responded to a structure fire at 4:30 a.m. on Friday.

Fire Officials tell Fox 51, the fire happened in the 12000 block of County Road 46 in Smith County.

Details are limited at this time, but the fire has been extinguished and several fire crews have left the scene.


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