Breckenridge Texan

Local firefighters respond to structure fire; one in custody

Local firefighters respond to structure fire; one in custody
January 28
20:19 2022

By Tony Pilkington and Brant Thurmond /Breckenridge Texan

Breckenridge firefighters responded to a structure fire in the 900 block of Smith Street shortly after 6 p.m. on Friday evening, Jan. 28. When firefighters arrived at the scene, the abandoned structure was completely engulfed in flames.

The exact cause of the fire is not known at this time, and it is under investigation. However, according to officials at the scene, one person is in custody and investigators are reviewing nearby security cameras.

In addition to the Breckenridge fire units, firefighters from the Hubbard Creek Volunteer Fire Department also responded to the scene, as well as emergency responders from the Breckenridge Police Department and AMR Emergency services. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office provided traffic control.

A Breckenridge firefighter sprays water on a structure fire in the 900 block of North Payne Street. (Photo by Brant Thurmond/Breckenridge Texan)

Cutline, top photo: Local firefighters responded to a structure fire in 900 block of North Payne on Friday evening and found the structure completely engulfed in flames when they arrived. (Photo By Brant Thurmond/Breckenridge Texan)

 

Editors Note: This story was update Saturday, Jan. 29, to clarify the address of the fire.

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