3:15 A.M. Thursday | Texarkana, Texas fire department worked the second structure fire in the 3000 block of 7th street in 12 days last night. On August 16 we reported on a fire at an abandon house that was directly next door to this fire.
Super 8 Hotel at 325 E 51st St was evacuated this afternoon due to fire. According to radio traffic smoke filled parts of the building.
The City of Texarkana, Texas and Texarkana Texas Fire Department invites you to help us christen the newest addition to our fire department fleet, Quint 5. They will host a community-wide celebration that will include a washing ceremony, a blessing, refreshments, and a few fire service traditions that you won’t want to miss.
7:30 P.M. Friday | Texarkana, Texas Fire Department responded to a residential fire in the 700 block of Olive. Thick heavy smoke was pouring out of the attic area when fire units arrived on scene.
4:45 A.M. Saturday | Texarkana Texas Fire Department responded to a fire at the closed Budget Host Hotel on I-30 at State Line. When fire units arrived on scene one room appeared to be fully engulfed by flames.
11:15 P.M. Friday | Texarkana Texas Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 3000 block of W. 7th Street. It was an abandoned house, the cause is unknown at this time.