Apartment Fire in Southwest Houston

What:  Apartment Fire in Southwest Houston

When:  Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 8:35 p.m.

Where:  8900 Chimney Rock Rd, Houston Texas 77096

Injuries:  No injuries reported

Damage:  Estimated $5,000 in structural damage.

Cause:  The cause of fire was undetermined and is currently under investigation


HFD units arrived on location with smoke showing from a two story wood framed apartment building.  Firefighters began an offensive fire attack.  The fire appeared to have started as a trash fire in the courtyard that traveled up a wall catching the underside of the paneling on fire.  The fire was extinguished and the apartment checked for possible fire extension.  There was none found.  No injuries were reported.  This incident was deemed under control and tapped out at 8:50 p.m.  Arson was dispatched to this incident.   19 HFD units responded to this incident.