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WEB EXCLUSIVE UPDATE- (Warning Graphic Content)- Bee Attack in San Benito

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ   Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com It was a very tough scene to watch Wednesday morning at a rural residence on Los Amigos Street off of North Sam Houston Blvd., where a 7-year old horse named “Donkey” laid desperately fighting for his life.  As you arrived to the scene, it seemed like just another …

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Police probe break-in at site of SB house fire


By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com More questions are being raised about the fire that consumed a house on Franklin Street in San Benito. The fire, which occurred on Sunday, Jan. 19, is being investigated as a possible case of arson. There have also been reports indicating a number of burglaries occurring on the …

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‘Suspicious’ house fire investigated

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Fire Department is currently investigating the cause of a house fire that occurred Sunday evening. Firefighters responded to the blaze, located on the 500 block of Franklin Street, at 8:31 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19. According to SBFD Operations Chief Raul Zuniga, investigators are not ruling …

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Semi-truck catches fire

Members of the San Benito Fire Department are seen Tuesday spraying a cluster of bees at a plaza located on the 300 block of Sam Houston Boulevard. Firefighters on the scene said the bees were located in between the Texan Credit and Electronic Tax Credit signs. A soapy solution is normally used to spray the bees with, which firefighters have previously said is effective in killing them. (Staff photo by Michael Rodriguez)

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VALVE EXPLODES: Firefighters seriously injured in accident

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Two San Benito firefighters were seriously injured in an accident that occurred during the routine maintenance of one of the fire trucks, city officials confirmed Friday. City Manager Manuel Lara said it was on April 10 that the firefighters in question, who have yet to be identified, were injured …

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