Temple house fire safely extinguished

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(Courtesy: Temple Fire & Rescue)

January 01 2022 12:00 am

TEMPLE, Texas – Two people evacuate their Temple home after a fire starts in the attic.

Temple Fire and Rescue was dispatched to the area of Birdcreek Drive and Brooklawn Drive Tuesday night for the report of a structure fire. The first crews on scene found heavy smoke coming from a residence at 3802 Brooklawn Drive.

(Courtesy: Temple Fire & Rescue)

A further investigation revealed a fire in the attic. Crews were able to gain access and control the spread of the fire – limiting damage to the house. The fire was called under control just after 9:00 p.m.

There were two occupants home at the time of the incident, and both were able to get out. No injuries have been reported.

Temple Fire & Rescue responded with a two-alarm Response getting 8 apparatus, and 21 personnel were on scene. The Temple Police Department and Temple EMS also responded.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Source: Temple Fire & Rescue

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