Apartment Fire in The Mid West Area

WHAT: Apartment Fire

WHEN: January 12, 2022 at 3:56 p.m.

WHERE: 9415 Westheimer, 77063

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: Fire contained to apartment of origin.

DAMAGE: $13 thousand in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Unintentional (cooking)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within four minutes to find smoke and fire in the kitchen area of an apartment. They began an attack on the fire and conducted a primary and secondary search. Although smoke had migrated to nearby units, crews found no fire extension. Firefighters helped evacuate the residents and ventilate the units. After the fire was extinguished, it was determined that the cause of the fire was due to unattended cooking. Firefighters from Stations 28, 60, 69, 10 and 83 responded to this incident.