Multiple fire departments respond to house fire near Jackson Heights VFD


Multiple fire departments responded to a structure fire off County Road 398 near Jackson Heights VFD Thursday morning.

According to the Smith County Fire Marshal’s office, the call came in shortly after 9 a.m..

Jackson Heights, Whitehouse, and Chapel Hill fire departments are on scene. They departments dumped water from a tanker into a makeshift pool, which was then used by firefighters battling the blaze to pump water.

The home was said to be abandoned, according to a fire marshal on scene. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. 

No injuries were reported.

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