Alpine resident controls fire with water hose before fire department arrives

Alpine resident controls fire with water hose before fire department arrives
(Source: Alpine Fire Department/ Facebook)
(Source: Alpine Fire Department/ Facebook)
(Source: Alpine Fire Department/ Facebook)
(Source: Alpine Fire Department/ Facebook)
(Source: Alpine Fire Department/ Facebook)
(Source: Alpine Fire Department/ Facebook)
(Source: Alpine Fire Department/ Facebook)
(Source: Alpine Fire Department/ Facebook)
(Source: Alpine Fire Department/ Facebook)

ALPINE, TX (KWES) - An Alpine resident managed to control most of a porch fire in their home before the fire department arrived.

Firefighters arrived to the porch fire 3 miles east of Alpine around 1:15 Thursday morning. They say the homeowner reacted quickly and used a water hose and put out most the fire, when they arrived they put out remaining embers.

They suspect a barbeque grill burned through the base and embers fell onto the porch, starting the fire.

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