Church Fire in The Greater OST / South Union Area

WHAT: Church Fire

WHEN: December 3, 2021 at 11:33 p.m.

WHERE: 5901 Scottcrest, 77021

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $230 thousand in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $10 thousand in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under Investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within three minutes to find light smoke coming from a small church. They made an offensive attack and ventilated the structure. A small fire was found and was extinguished. A primary search was conducted with no one found. The church was vacant and used by squatters, and Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin of the fire. Crews from Stations 25, 23, 26, 46, 35, 40, 33 and 24 responded to this incident.