Lufkin fire destroys home, burns multiple vehicles
LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - A fire in Lufkin destroyed a home and damaged several vehicles Thursday.
According to a City of Lufkin press release, the LFD responded to a fire in the 200 block of Joyce Lane around 1:41 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters arrived to find a home on fire, which had been reported by a neighbor. A portion of Joyce Ln. was shut down while firefighters responded, and Burley Primary pickup was rerouted down Tower Lane and Fuller Springs Drive.
The fire was controlled by 2:47 p.m., the release said, and Joyce Ln. was reopened. The roadway was fully cleared by around 5 p.m.
Four engines, two chiefs, and three support staff responded for a total of 23 personnel, the release said.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Lufkin Fire Marshal. The home is believed to be a total loss. Two vehicles, an RV, and ATVs also suffered fire damage. No occupants were home at the time.
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