On Jan. 8, 2023, at about 10:22 p.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 306 E. Avalon Ave. for a reported structure fire. When fire department crews arrived they found fire in a back bedroom. The fire was quickly extinguished. The fire did approximately $20,000 in damage, and it is believed to have started in the back bedroom. The cause is still under investigation. There were two occupants home at the time of the fire, and they were able to escape without injury. The occupants were assisted by the American Red Cross.
The Longview Fire Department responded with 3 fire engines, 2 ladder trucks, 1 ambulance and 4 support vehicles for a total of 21 personnel.