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UPDATE: Fire destroys Longview house

Monday, May 7, 2012 - 1:24pm

LONGVIEW — 3:15 p.m.

Longview firefighters were called out to the scene around 1 p.m. this afternoon.
Officials tell KFXK a passerby made the call to report the fire, and it is unknown how long the fire had been burning previous to receiving the call.
When firefighters arrived they were able to make an interior attack and cleared the house.
As the structure started to collapse firefighters had to go on the defensive to ensure the safety of the firefighters.
Longview Fire Marshal Johnny Zackary tells KFXK the believe the fire started in the garage area but the cause is unknown at this time.
No one was at home when firefighters arrived.
No injuries were reported. 


LONGVIEW — 1:53 pm.

Officials tell KFXK no one was home when the house caught fire.
No injuries have been reported at this time.

Original report: Longview firefighters are on the scene of a large house fire in the 1300 block of Montclair St.
The smoke from the fire can be seen all over town.
KFXK has a crew on the scene, and will update this story as soon as more information comes in.



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