Duplex Fire in The Neartown – Montrose Area

WHAT: Duplex fire.

WHEN: June 2, 2024, at 12:56 a.m.

WHERE: 1400 block of Vermont St. 77006.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $657,500 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $32,500 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Unintentional.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene to find an outdoor grill attached to the wall on the roof of a 3-story duplex. They opened the wall and a storage closet to check for extension and extinguished the fire. A primary search was completed, and the owner was advised to contact a professional contractor to make the necessary repairs. 22 personnel responded to this incident, including crews from Stations 16, 6 and 8.