Carthage, TX Fire Dept. open house postponed

Carthage, TX Fire Dept. open house postponed

CARTHAGE, TX (KSLA) - The Carthage, Texas Fire Department open house has been postponed until Tuesday, October 16.

In a social media post, officials cite possible storms Tuesday evening and multiple structure fires early Tuesday morning as the reason.

Due to possible storms this evening and multiple structure fires during the early morning hours, the CFD Open House has...

Posted by Carthage Fire Department on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The free event at Carthage fire station includes fire prevention activities for children, equipment displays and demonstrations.

The Panola Watchman reported Tuesday morning that a house fire on Cassity Street was believed to be caused by lightning.

No one was hurt, but the house is a "total loss," Carthage Fire Marshal Randy Liedtke said.

Posted by The Panola Watchman on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

No injuries were reported.

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