One Injured in Beaumont, TX, Apartment Fire Accident on Phelan
Beaumont, TX -- March 10, 2017, one person sustained injuries resulting from an accident in which an apartment off of Phelan Boulevard caught fire.
Rescue crews from the Beaumont Fire Department were called to the 4400 block of Phelan Boulevard near the intersection of North 23rd Street.
According to initial investigations, a pot had been left on a burning stove for sometimes and eventually caused a fire to break out. That apartment was quickly enveloped in flames, though all inside were able to escape.
One occupant of the apartment located above the source of the fire suffered smoke inhalation injuries. That person was transported to a hospital for treatment.
Damage to the surrounding units was not specified. It's unclear if anyone was charged or cited for the accident.
No additional information is currently available.
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