Apartment Fire in The Greater Fifth Ward Area

WHAT: Apartment fire.

WHEN: March 24, 2023 at 5:12 a.m.

WHERE: 3309 Buck St. 77020.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: Not available.

DAMAGE: $5,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: HFD Arson investigators ruled the cause as accidental (electrical).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within four minutes to find fire coming from the window on the second floor of a 2-story apartment building. They made an attack on the fire and conducted a primary search. Crews extinguished the fire and requested HFD Arson investigators to determine the cause and origin. Firefighters from Stations 15, 8, 19, 17, 27 and 30 responded to this incident.