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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Residential Structure Fire - 514 Crystal St.

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On November 21 about 6:15 p.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 514 Crystal St. for a reported residential structure fire.  When crews arrived they found heavy fire conditions on the front corner of the house and fire had extended into the attic.  The fire had self-vented through the roof prior to arrival of the fire department.  It took approximately 20 minutes to bring the fire under control.  The fire did an estimated $50,000 in damage.  There were no reported injuries and the Red Cross is assisting the 5 residents.  The fire is believed to have started from discarded ashes that were placed in a plastic trash can earlier in the day when one of the residents had cleaned out the fireplace.

The Longview Fire Department responded with 3 fire engines, 2 ladder trucks, 1 ambulance and 4 support vehicles for a total of 21 personnel. 


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