Condominium Fire in The Briar Forest Area

WHAT: Condominium Fire

WHEN: December 27, 2021 at 2:24 p.m.

WHERE: 100 block of Wilcrest Dr. 77079

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $194 thousand in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $6 thousand in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Unintentional

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within six minutes to find fire coming from a 2-story condo. Smoke alarms had alerted the resident to the fire and he safely made it out of the unit. The crews made an offensive attack and conducted a primary search. The fire was quickly extinguished with damage contained to the originating unit with no extension to the second floor. The resident had used a portable grill earlier that day and had thought the fire was out. Firefighters from Stations 83, 69, 57 and 78 responded to this incident.