Early Morning Fire Near Lufkin Hospital District Destroys Duplex
Wednesday morning, just after 6, Lufkin dispatch received a report of a house fire at 615 Newsom Avenue, just a couple blocks from CHI Lufkin Memorial Hospital. When firefighters and officers arrived on the scene, the duplex was fully engulfed in flames. Thankfully all of the occupants made it out safely with no injuries reported.
The cause remains under investigation. Firefighters were still on the scene as of 11 a.m. monitoring hot spots.