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Temple Fire and Rescue respond to late evening fire

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Posted at 11:26 PM, Oct 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-07 00:27:52-04

TEMPLE, TX — Temple Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire on 612 E. Downs Ave Tuesday night.

Just after 10 pm Tuesday evening, Temple Fire & Rescue responded to the report of a structure fire in the area of 612 E. Downs Ave.

Fire arriving crews found heavy smoke, and flames coming for a single family residence at that location.

The fire at the home was quickly extinguished, being called under control at 10:27 pm.

There was 1 occupant in the house at the time of the fire, but they escaped unharmed.

No injuries have been reported with this incident, Temple Fire said.

Temple Fire & Rescue responded with 8 units, and 20 personnel. Also on scene were Temple PD, and Temple EMS.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.