Apartment Fire in The South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

WHAT: Apartment fire.

WHEN: November 14, 2023, at 7:11 a.m.

WHERE: 12000 Martin Luther King Blvd. 77048.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $238,000 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $20,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene to find smoke and fire coming from a first-floor apartment unit. They made an offensive attack and extinguished the fire, containing it to the unit. A primary search was completed, and the apartment was ventilated. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin. 37 personnel were dispatched to this incident, including crews from Stations 35, 26, 46, 35, 36, 61, 18 and 24.