Apartment Fire in The Greater Inwood Area

WHAT: Apartment fire.

WHEN: October 27, 2023, at 2:46 a.m.

WHERE: 5700 Thousand Oaks Circle, 77092.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: Not available.

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

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to find a fire in the walls of an apartment. They pulled the exterior wall boards and interior wall to extinguish the fire. The crews checked for extension and removed the smoke from the unit. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin of the fire. 32 personnel were dispatched to this incident, including firefighters from Stations 4, 13, 50, 67 and 30.