Longview home destroyed by fire

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - A Longview home burns to the ground Wednesday afternoon. It happened in the 1700 block of Timpson Street.

Fire fighters responded to the emergency call around 2:45 p.m. Though they were quick to respond the home was fully involved by the time they arrived.

Fire officials say the home is a total loss.

One woman suffered minor injuries after going into the home to retrieve a pet snake say fire officials.

Investigators are working to figure out the fire's cause.

A tragedy fund has been set up for the family. East Texans wishing to help can give to the East Texas Professional Credit Union under the name "Ursula Jackson."

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