Fire Consumes 20 Antique Lincolns

Monday, December 10, 2012 10:01 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

A bunch of antique vehicles were destroyed in a fire outside La Porte
over the weekend.
Saturday about midnight....firefighters were called to the 48 hundred block
of N. 100 West.
Kenneth Coates told investigators he was getting ready for bed when he
saw an orange glow.
He looked out and noticed his pole barn on fire.
According to police....the steel structure was soon fully engulfed in flames.
Coates told officials he had 20 antique Lincoln brand vehicles in the
pole barn.
He also had four four wheelers...lumbers along with some boat parts
for a marine business he operates.
Police say the pole barn measured 120 feet by 60 feet and was totally
The cause of the fire was still being investigated.