Central VFD responds to house fire on Quincy Rd., rescues cat

POLLOK, TX (KTRE) - Firefighters from the Central Volunteer Fire Department quickly contained a fire that broke out in a mobile home on Quincy Road in Pollok Tuesday morning. Fire crews also rescued a cat that the home's occupant had been worried about.

The fire occurred at a mobile home in the 300 block of Quincy Road just off of U.S. Highway 69 North at about 11:40 a.m. Dennis Cochran, the chief of the Central VFD, said the fire started in a small bathroom. The State Fire Marshall's Office has been called in to investigate the cause of the fire.

Cochran said the home has a lot of smoke damage. In addition, the fire broke the glass windows in the front of the rental home.

The Lufkin American Red Cross office will be assisting the family in locating a place to stay in the wake of Tuesday morning's fire.

Firefighters from Hudson Volunteer Fire Department also responded to the blaze.

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