On June 21, 2023, at approximately 10 a.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 1207 W. Harrison Road for a reported residential structure fire. When fire department crews arrived they reported thick, black smoke coming from the rear of the residence. Upon investigation they found a generator had caught fire on the covered back porch and extended into the attic of the house. Crews had to gain access into the attic to extinguish the fire. Crews were able to rescue five dogs and one pig from inside the home. There were no reported injuries. The cause of the fire is contributed to the homeowner improperly fueling the generator.
The Longview Fire Department responded with 3 fire engines, 2 ladder trucks, 1 ambulance and 6 support vehicles for a total of 23 personnel.