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Fire destroys vacant house

A blaze which destroyed an abandoned house in the 400 block of S.E. 2nd Street just before dawn Monday is believed to have been ignited intentionally.“We don’t know what started it, but it was definitely set,” Lamesa Fire Chief Larry Duyck said Tuesday.“There were no utilities to the house. It was vacant and no one has been living in the house for years,” he said.Firefighters who responded to that blaze also may have averted a fire from destroying a vacant house just a few yards to the west.A smoldering “hoodie” type sweatshirt was found inside that house.Duyck said it is ...

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Lamesa, TX 79331