House Fire

Victoria firefighters rest on the front lawn of a house fire at 1800 block of Sam Houston Drive on Friday in Victoria.

Firefighters were called to a burning Victoria home Friday evening after smoke was reported there.

An attic fire filled the home, in the 1800 block of Sam Houston Drive, and its attic with smoke, said Shannon Martin, assistant fire chief of the Victoria Fire Department.

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Chase covers breaking news, crime and courts for the Advocate. He can be reached at 361-574-1286, crogers@vicad.com or at @chasedrogers on Twitter.

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Chase writes about crime and courts for the Victoria Advocate. He grew up in the Dallas–Fort Worth area before attending Texas State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in mass communication and journalism.

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