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We still have an active weather pattern for Sunday into next week with locally heavy thunderstorms developing with daytime heating. Some of the storms will produce gusty winds and frequent lightning strikes. Rain chances remain high for mid week as a cold front sags south into East Texas.
Wind makes fire hard to extinguish
BEAUMONT- PRESS RELEASE
At 2:16AM, Beaumont Fire Fighter's responded to a report of a home on fire at 2816 Orange. Upon arrival they discovered the front section of the dwelling involved by fire. They conducted operations to control and extinguish the fire, which proved to be difficult do to high winds. One occupant was home at the time of the fire and managed to escape the home unharmed. Red Cross was contacted and is providing assistance to the occupant. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No firefighter's were injured.