Apartment Fire in The Braeburn Area

WHAT: Apartment fire.

WHEN: September 23, 2023, at 6:47 a.m.

WHERE: 9707 S. Gessner Rd. 77071.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $100,000 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $25,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Unintentional (cooking).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within two minutes to find smoke coming from the second floor of an apartment building. They made a fast attack and checked for extension. A primary and secondary search were completed, and the fire was extinguished. The fire appeared to have been caused by cooking material left on the stove, causing a fire that spread to the cabinets and kitchen area. 37 personnel were dispatched to this incident, including crews from Stations 28, 68, 51, 73, 82 and Rescue 10.