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Temple Fire extinguish vacant house fire on S. 4th Street

Posted at 4:50 PM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-14 17:52:47-04

TEMPLE. TX — Temple Fire and Rescue responded to a single story structure fire on March 14.

Temple Fire and Rescue was dispatched to 1008 S. 4th Street to the report of a structure fire around 2:18 p.m.

Firefighters found a single story, vacant structure with heavy smoke and flames showing.

The first arriving units used defensive tactics to quickly extinguish the blaze and the fire was reported under control at 2:32 pm.

Temple Fire and Rescue say they responded with 9 units and 21 personnel.

Temple Police Dept and Temple EMS were also on scene.

Firefighting activities are on going at this time, leaving this section of S. 4th Street temporarily closed.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation through the Fire Marshal's Office.