Firefighters eliminate early morning house fire

Hewitt and Waco Fire worked together to quickly contain the blaze.
Red Bud Circle House Fire
Red Bud Circle House Fire(Waco Fire)
Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 9:39 AM CDT
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HEWITT, Texas (KWTX) - A house fire has been contained by the Waco Fire Department Saturday Morning.

Firefighters were dispatched at around 6 a.m. Sept. 24 to the 100 block of Redbud Circle in regards to a structure fire.

Upon arrival, they found flames coming out of the house, and alerted the Hewitt Fire Department.

According to Hewitt Fire’s Lt. Corey LeBourgeois, the team assessed the situation, and called Waco Fire for backup.

The departments worked together, performed an aggressive interior attack, and contained the fire within an hour.

They managed to limit most of the damage to the garage and exterior, however, LeBourgeois did note some smoke and water damage that occurred to the interior of the house.

Residents were safely evacuated the structure, and no injuries were have been reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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