A fire at an abandoned building in Premont flames for 14 hours

Robin Bradshaw
Alice Echo News Journal
An abandoned building collapsed after being caught on fire Friday morning at 1:00 a.m in Premont on the corner of Main Street and Agnes.

The Premont Volunteer Fire Department was called to fire at an abandoned building on the corner of Main Street and Agnes, Fri. morning Dec. 11 at 1:00 a.m. 

"The fire started at an abandoned building on the corner and spread to the area next door. The fire was contained at 4:00 a.m. but continued for approximately 14 hours before firefighters could leave the scene," Premont Fire Chief Jerry LaRue stated. 

"The initial cause of the fire is still unknown and under investigation," he added. 

An abandoned building on the corner of Main Street and Agnes caught on fire in Premont Friday morning at 1:00 a.m.