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House fire in Timpson on CR 4800

The Timpson VFD responded to a call of a house fire just after 1 p.m. Thursday.  No one lives in the home that is located on CR 4800 just off of Hwy 84 west of Timpson.  A neighbor spotted smoke and called 911.  Timpson VFD report that they have contacted SCSO for assistance investigating the cause of the fire.  The home burned to the ground resulting in a total loss.

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Timpson ISD High School student struck by lightning

Timpson VFD reports that a high school student was struck by lightning around 10:30 a.m. Monday morning.  The student was in computer class when lightning came through the window striking the student in the face.  Timpson Ambulance Service responded to the school and transported the student to the hospital.  At the time of the report, the student was okay but suffering from a headache.


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