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Fire destroys a Longview home

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Three people were taken to the hospital after a fire destroyed a Longview home last night.

It happened at a home in the 1600 block of Timpson Street just after 11:00 PM.

Longview fire officials tell KLTV that when crews arrived, the house was engulfed in flames.

The people inside, ages 20, 16, and 3, were awakened by the smell of smoke, and were able to get out.

All three were hospitalized, including one that was taken to Shreveport for burn treatment.

Fire officials say the fire started in the dining room, and is not suspicious.

The house is a total loss.

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