House Fire Knocks Down Power Line

It happened just after 1:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the 1300 block of Helen in Lufkin.

Fire investigators arrived to find the back end of the home engulfed. The fire later spread to a car in the backyard and then knocked down a powerline sparking another fire that threatened the entire neighborhood.

Authorities were able to gained control after TXU cut power to the downed live wire.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire.