Longview duplex fire displaces 2 people

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 11:14am

Two people are displaced after a fire damaged their duplex early Tuesday morning.

According to Longview fire officials, they received a call for help at around 1:05 a.m. When crews arrived at the scene on the 400 block of Tammy Lynn, they found fire and smoke billowing from the front windows of the building.

The blaze caused approximately $48,000 worth of damage to building before firefighters were able to extinguish the flames.

Officials believe the fire originated from a couch near the front window. The cause is unknown at this time.

Two people were displaced from the fire; one was treated on scene for minor smoke inhalation. No firefighters were injured.


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