Apartment Fire in The South Acres / Crestmont Area

WHAT: Apartment fire.

WHEN: November 21, 2023, at 11:38 p.m.

WHERE: 12000 Martin Luther King Blvd. 77048.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: Not available.

DAMAGE: $50,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to find fire in a first-floor apartment unit. They controlled the fire from the window and entered to finish extinguishment. A primary search was completed, and the utilities were controlled. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin of the fire. 42 personnel responded to this incident, including crews from Stations 36, 23, 26, 46, 35, 61, 55 and 24.