LONGVIEW, Texas — A fire that destroyed a home on Alpine Road in Longview and left one person injured Tuesday morning caused $40,000 in damage.
According to the Longview Fire Department, the fire broke out near the Valley View Baptist Church in the 1700 block of Alpine Road.
Firefighters responded to find heavy smoke and fire coming from the home. The blaze was mostly contained to the attic, living room and a bedroom with smoke and heat damage throughout the entire residence, the Longview Fire Department said.
Longview Fire Marshal Kevin May said the injured man had a laceration to his hand and was taken to the hospital. He added the home is considered a total loss.
Four adults were in the home at the time of the fire and the Red Cross has been notified, May said.
Information regarding the cause is under investigation at this time.