East Texas home goes up in flames

By Bob Hallmark - bio - email

Posted By Molly Reuter -


LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas family loses everything in a Saturday afternoon house fire in Longview.  Fire crews were called to the 200 Block of Melba Street just after noon.

Fire crews say they were on the scene within three minutes, but the home was already engulfed.  Officials say a mother and three children were able to get out of the home unharmed, but the home is a total loss.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. No one was injured.