Rusk County man’s home destroyed in morning fire

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LANEVILLE, Texas (KETK) – An elderly man in the Anadarko community in Rusk County has lost his home after a Thursday morning blaze.

Multiple volunteer fire departments were called to the 13000 block of Farm-to-Market Road 1662, which is in southern Rusk County, around 9 a.m. Thursday.

According to Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, the elderly man was inside the house when the fire broke out, but managed to get out unharmed.

Officials say another structure and multiple vehicles are in proximity to the blaze.

The Laneville, Mt. Enterprise, New Salem, and Carlisle Volunteer Fire Departments are working to extinguish the flames.

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