Garage Apartment Fire in The Lawndale / Wayside Area

WHAT: Garage Apartment Fire.

WHEN: July 30, 2022 at 12:34 a.m.

WHERE: 5700 block of Dwinnell, 77023.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: Not available.

DAMAGE: $25,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within three minutes to find a garage apartment fully involved on fire and made a defensive attack. As the fire was brought under control, crews conducted a primary search of the nearby exposure. Once the fire was controlled, hot spots were extinguished inside, and a primary and secondary search were completed in the apartment. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin of the fire. Firefighters from Stations 20, 15, 23, 26, 8, 25, 40, 24 and Rehab 17 responded to this incident.