Longview Fire Department looking for person of interest related to wildfire inside city limits

Published: Aug. 3, 2022 at 10:43 AM CDT
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LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) - The Longview Fire Department is looking for a person of interest involving a wildfire that was in the city limits of Longview.

According to the LFD report of a fire was called in at the 1000 block of Toler Road around 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

The small fire was quickly put out, but firefighters spotted smoke from a second fire just down the street. That area behind baseball field originally burned Sunday night. Later this morning someone called 911 and said they saw a man in black shorts possibly light the fire. LFD says they saw evidence of homeless camps near the fire. There were no injuries or structures damaged in the half-acre fire.

A brush fire broke out near Toler Road in Longview.
A brush fire broke out near Toler Road in Longview.(KLTV)

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