On Aug. 5, 2020 at approximately 4:52 a.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 111 Garret St. for a reported residential structure fire. When crews arrived they found the wood frame structure fully involved with fire. Crews were able to contain the fire to the one structure without any damage to exposures. There were no firefighter or civilian injuries. The exact cause of the fire has not been determined but investigators learned that a homeless male had been staying in the house in the past few days. If anyone has information about this fire or any other fires they are asked to call 903-237-1217.
The Longview Fire Department responded with 3 fire engines, 2 ladder trucks, 1 ambulance and 4 support vehicles for a total of 21 personnel.