Several pets dead, home damaged in Longview fire

Pets dead, home damaged in Longview house fire

LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) - A fire on East Young Street in Longview has displaced six people and killed several pets.

Crews were dispatched around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday to reports of a residential fire in the 200 block of East Young Street. According to Longview fire, when crews arrived they found fire coming from the front and the side of the home.

East Young Street between Electra and Sidney streets were closed to through traffic as crews worked the scene. Longview Fire reported it took about 20 minutes for firefighters to get the fire under control.

No injuries were reported, however several of the family’s pets are believed to have died in the fire.

The Red Cross has been contacted to assist with the residents displaced by the fire.

According to the Longview fire, the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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