On July 4, 2022, about 11:50 p.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 602 Scenic Drive, Apartment 201 for a reported structure fire. When fire department crews arrived on scene, they found thick, black smoke coming from the patio door of an upstairs apartment. Crews initiated a fire attack and were able to contain the fire to the one unit. Upon investigation it was found the apartment was vacant and unoccupied. During the investigation it was determined that an unknown person or persons had detonated fireworks inside the apartment and started the fire. The fire is still under investigation.
The Longview Fire Department responded to this fire with 6 fire engines, 3 ladder trucks, 2 ambulance and 4 support vehicles.