Woman, 2 children home when Port Acres home catches on fire Wednesday morning

Published 2:57 pm Wednesday, June 30, 2021

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A Port Acres home suffered significant damage Wednesday morning following a fire that began in the rear of the residence, authorities said.

Port Arthur Battalion Chief Patrick Murphy said the call came it approximately 9:14 a.m. in the 2300 block of Norma Street. Once they arrived on site, firefighters were met with visible flames.

A woman and two children were inside the home when the fire started but were not injured, Murphy said.

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There were also no injuries to firefighters.

Murphy said the scene was clear by 11:30 a.m., and the cause of the fire is under investigation.