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Lightning sparks fire that destroys Heath home

Lightning sparks fire that destroys Heath home

HEATH – A lightning strike sparked a fire that destroyed the home of Heath residents Randall and Carol Hughes last Tuesday during the thunderstorms that passed through the area. No one was hurt but Randall Hughes said damage is estimated at about $1 million. The fire occurred at 7 pm in the 800 block of […]

Exxon Prime Travel Stop in Royse City burns down overnight

Exxon Prime Travel Stop in Royse City burns down overnight

ROYSE CITY – The Exxon Prime Travel Stop building, located at 1016 E. I-30 – just east of Sunmart and Soulman’s Bar-B-Que – burned to the ground overnight. From the photos, it appears the building is a total loss. The Royse City Fire Department is on the scene and we expect to learn more details […]

Brush Fire threatened homes in Hunt County

(NBC5TV-News) ROYSE CITY – A large brush fire threatened homes in Hunt County east of Royse City near County Road 2597 Friday late afternoon. Firefighters attacked the fast-moving fire with air strikes and brush trucks and quickly got it under control. Richard Hill, Hunt County fire marshal, estimated that more than 150 acres were burned in […]

Estimated $6 million total loss caused by Pittman mansion fire

By J.J. Smith. The massive house fire Thursday that destroyed most of the 20,000 sq. ft., 2.7 million mansion in Heath owned by Living Magazine Publisher Clint Pittman has been declared a total loss, estimated at $6 million, including the contents of the home. Fortunately neither he nor his wife, Tamara, nor children Madisen or […]

Fire destroys $2.7 million Pittman mansion in Heath

By J.J. Smith. A fire destroyed much of the 20,000 sq.  ft., $2.7 million mansion owned by Living Magazine publisher and Chansen Publishing co-owner Clint Pittman yesterday in Heath The massive blaze began at about 1:30 pm. Portions of the home were still burning late Thursday night. The Pittman family was not home at the […]

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