On January 26, 2022 at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Longview Fire Department responded to 508 Oakdale for a reported structure fire. When crews arrived they found smoke and fire coming from the rear of the residence. Crews were able to contain the fire in approximately 20 minutes. There were no reported civilian or firefighter injuries but one family pet did die as a result of the fire. The cause is still under investigation but appears to be accidental in nature. The house was equipped with working smoke detectors and the occupants are being assisted by the American Red Cross. There were two people at home at the time of the fire.
The Longview Fire Department responded with 3 fire engines, 2 ladder trucks, 1 ambulance and 4 support vehicles for a total of 21 personnel.