Firefighters respond to house fire on 64 West Wednesday night

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SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A fire burned a family home on Wednesday night near the Tyler airport.

According to Smith County officials, the fire was in the 14900 block of Highway 64 West. Dixie Fire Department responded to the fire. 

Witnesses at the scene describe the fire as burning the wood home and two vehicles. However, they say the residents were able to escape, though they lost a dog in the fire.

Assistant Fire Marshal Chad Houge said that at about 8:01 p.m. Wednesday, officials received a report of a carport on fire. The fire spread to the home leaving it a total loss, he said.

Investigators say they have not found anything that has led them to determine the cause of the fire yet.

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