House Fire in The Afton Oaks / River Oaks Area

WHAT: House fire.

WHEN: March 9, 2023 at 2:20 p.m.

WHERE: 2100 block of Looscan Ln. 77019.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $2,700,000 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $1,500,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: HFD Arson investigators ruled the cause as accidental.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within six minutes to find heavy smoke coming from the attic area of a 2-story house and made an offensive attack. They ventilated the roof and used multiple hose lines to extinguish the fire which originated on the first-floor patio around a grill and extended up the wall into the attic of the first and second floors. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause. Crews from Stations 2, 6, 8, 31, 3, 11, 15, 16, 28, 33, 62, 7, 57 and Rehab 17 responded to this incident.