On March 26 at about 4:09 a.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 712 Swancy St. for a reported residential structure fire. When crew arrived they found flames coming from the Northeast side of the building (this room was later determined to be a bedroom). It took firefighters about ten minutes to bring the fire under control but not before doing an estimated $30,000.00 in damage. It was later determined that the structure was vacant. There were no reported inujuries.
The Longview Fire Department responded with 3 fire engines, 2 ladder trucks, 1 ambulance and 4 support vehicles for a total of 21 personnel.