On June 28, 2020 about 6:53 p.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 520 Ridgelea Ave. for a reported structure fire. When fire crews arrived they found heavy smoke conditions coming from the attic of the structure. Crews were able to bring the fire under control and limit the damage to the kitchen, dining room, and attic space. The resident was not home at the time of the fire but later stated there had been issues with the electrical system. There were no reported civilian or fire department personnel injuries. The investigation concluded that the fire started in the attic due to an electrical failure.
The Longview Fire Department responded with three fire engines, two ladder trucks, one ambulance and four support vehicles for a total of 21 personnel.