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Just a few showers and thunderstorms will be possible over the next few days due mainly to daytime heating. A much better coverage of rain can be expected Thursday into Friday as a cold front moves in from the northwest. This front will bring us cooler and drier air over the weekend.
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.