LVFD Quick Response Saves Home in West End, LIVINGSTON, September 16, 2008 - Shortly after 12:30 am a house fire was reported at 1007 Colita in Livingston. A quick response from the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department saved the home from possible destruction. Livingston Fire Chief Corky Cochran and Assistant Chief John Haynes both arrived on the scene along with a handful of fire fighters and 3 fire engines and were able to extinguish the blaze quickly preventing heavy damage. Two Livingston Police patrol units were also at the scene. According to Cochran, the fire started from candles that were placed too close to a mini-blind and the blind caught fire. One wall of the house was scorched but damage was kept to a minimum. An Ambulance from Lone Star EMS was on the scene and treated the resident of the house. The firemen left the scene shortly after 1 am as everything had been brought under control.
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