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We still have an active weather pattern for Sunday into next week with locally heavy thunderstorms developing with daytime heating. Some of the storms will produce gusty winds and frequent lightning strikes. Rain chances remain high for mid week as a cold front sags south into East Texas.
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.