Ashes in trash can blamed for Longview carport fire
By Staff Reports
Feb. 6, 2018 at 5:02 p.m.
No one was injured Tuesday morning in a carport fire at a Longview home.
Longview firefighters responded about 7 a.m. to a residence in the 1700 block of Buckner Street.
Crews found two vehicles, two motorcycles and furniture on fire under the carport but were able to prevent the blaze from spreading to the house.
Investigators determined the fire was caused by ashes that were put in a trash can.
One person was at home at the time of the fire but was unharmed.