Home, car destroyed in fire

TYLER, TX - Fire crews responded to a house fire on Mt. Vernon Rd. off of Old Longview Rd. in Northeast Tyler.

According to officials, the home was so consumed with flames, that Chapel Hill firefighters could see the smoke from their station.

Upon their arrival, firefighters say that the home owner's SUV and home were completely engulfed in flames.

A woman and a small child were home at the time of the fire.

No injuries have been reported.

The fire is still under investigation, but officials say a language barrier is hindering progress.

Jackson Heights Volunteer Fire Department assisted Chapel Hill in extinguishing the fire.

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