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ETX fire crews help wheelchair-bound man out of burning house

Released by The Longview Fire Department:

LONGVIEW - Fire crews work through the evening and morning with two structure fires.

The Longview Fire Department responded to 2308 Kim Street for a reported structure fire just before 8:00 pm Wednesday. On arrival fire crews found an man just inside the front door in a wheel chair that was unable to make it over the threshold.

Fire crews assisted him through the door way and checked for injuries. The fire which originated near the outside eave traveled into the attic portion of the home. Portions of the home sustained smoke and water damage with a loss of approximately $15,000.

The cause of the fire is due to faulting wiring. No firefighter or civilian injuries at this location.

Fire crews responded to a structure fire just before 3:00 am, Thursday at 812 Spring Street.

The structure had about 50 percent fire involvement on arrival of the first units. No one was home at the time of the fire which originated in the back bedroom area. The cause of the fire which resulted in a loss of about $50,000 is still under investigation.

No firefighter or civilian injuries reported.

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