WHAT: Apartment Fire
WHEN: November 28, 2021 at 11:51 a.m.
WHERE: 301 Wilcrest, 77042
INJURIES: No reported injuries.
PROPERTY SAVED: $30 thousand in estimated property saved.
DAMAGE: $35 thousand in estimated damage.
CAUSE: Unintentional - Chimney
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to find heavy smoke coming from a 2-story apartment building. They made an offensive attack and located the fire in the attic. The building was ventilated, and a primary search was completed with crews evacuating residents from the building. Once the fire was extinguished, firefighters conducted salvage and overhaul. The fire was determined to be caused by a faulty chimney. The American Red Cross was notified to assist the residence. Firefighters from Stations 78, 83, 69, 75 and 57 responded to this incident.