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A good coverage of rain can be expected tonight into Friday as a rather strong upper level disturbance moves in from the west. Some of the rains Friday will be locally heavy with the potential for 1-2 inches of rain in some spots. Drier and cooler air will take over Friday night into Sunday.
Vacant motel catches fire
BEAUMONT - The Beaumont Fire Department responded to a fire at a vacant motel on 11th and College streets.
Someone reported the fire around 8 p.m. at the Economy Inn, which is in the 3500 block of College Street. Flames were seen coming from the roof.
It took firefighters nearly an hour to contain the blaze.
No one was injured.