Commerce – An early morning fire in Commerce has heavily damaged a home in 1300 block of Lee Street.
Firefighters received the 9-11 call at 3:40 a.m., and when they arrived on scene three minutes later the home was engulfed in flames. The fire was extinguished shortly after 4 a.m. and firefighters cleared the scene just before 6 a.m.
"It's probably going to be a total loss," said Fire Chief Brian McNevin. "There were no injuries to firemen or residents and at this time the fire is under investigation."
Commerce – The Texas A&M University-Commerce educational leadership department, James G. Library and the Commerce Public Library will present the 4th annual Cotton Belt Railroad Symposium on Friday and Saturday. The event honors the region's railroad heritage.