Apartment Fire in The Mid West Area

WHAT: Apartment Fire

WHEN: December 24, 2021 at 7:32 p.m.

WHERE: 6061 Beverlyhill St. 77057

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: Not available.

DAMAGE: $58 thousand in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Failure of equipment or heat source (wall outlet).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within three minutes to find fire on the first floor of a 2-story apartment building. They made an offensive attack and conducted a primary search. Crews contained the fire to the unit of origin and tapped it out. The fire appeared to have started in a wall outlet and CenterPoint was notified to secure the utilities. Firefighters from Stations 16, 2, 28, 68, 3, 10 and 51 responded to this incident.