Apartment Fire in The Greater Third Ward Area

WHAT: Apartment Fire

WHEN: December 26, 2021 at 9:43 a.m.

WHERE: 3200 Truxillo St. 77004

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $35 thousand in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $10 thousand in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under Investigation - intentional.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within four minutes to find light smoke coming from an apartment. Moderate smoke was found inside, and crews found a smoldering fire in the kitchen extending to the cabinets. They quickly extinguished it and conducted a primary search. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause of the fire. One individual was taken into custody. Firefighters from Stations 8, 46, 18, 7 and 24 responded to this incident.