On March 9, 2018 at approximately 1100 pm the Longview Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 103 Cherie Lane. When units arrived they found apartment A of the duplex on fire with flames coming from the roof. Crews were advised that there were people still inside and began rescue attempts. Two victims were located inside the residence. Those victims have been identified as Randall Russell and Lisa Tesmer, both from Longview. A third person who had been inside the residence at the time of the fire was arrested on scene and later released on bond after being questioned. The Longview Fire Marshal’s Office is still investigating the cause of the fire and has been assisted by the Longview Police Department.