Church Fire in The Greater OST / South Union Area


WHAT: Church fire.

WHEN: February 29, 2024, at 11:49 p.m.

WHERE: 3535 Lydia St. 77021.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: Not available.

DAMAGE: $200,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within three minutes to find a church on fire. They made an attack on the fire and conducted a primary search. The utilities were secured, and the fire was extinguished with crews ensuring hotspots were completely out. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin. 38 personnel responded to this incident, including firefighters from Stations 25, 23, 21, 46, 33, 35 and 24.