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A good coverage of rain can be expected tonight into Friday as a rather strong upper level disturbance moves in from the west. Some of the rains Friday will be locally heavy with the potential for 1-2 inches of rain in some spots. Drier and cooler air will take over Friday night into Sunday.
House fire in Port Neches
PORT NECHES - A house fire occurred Tuesday in the 600 block of Neches Oak Boulevard in Port Neches.
The Port Neches Fire Department received a call about the fire at about 11 a.m. Tuesday and KFDM News learned that both the fire department and the family were notified about the fire by an alarm system.
Firefighters said that the fire appears to have started in the garage. Arson is not suspected, although the fire is still under investigation.
The fire spread quickly, according to firefighters, and there was damage throughout the house.
No one was home at the time of the fire and no firefighters were injured.
The Port Arthur Fire Department, the Nederland Fire Department, and the Groves Fire Department were also at the scene as back up.
Stay with KFDM News and www.kfdm.com for updates.
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