House Fire in the Central Southwest Area

WHAT: House Fire

WHEN: December 2, 2021 at 7:29 p.m.

WHERE: 6300 block of Oakham, 77085

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $139 thousand in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $6 thousand in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under Investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within six minutes to find a smoldering fire in a closet of a house. The resident had attempted to extinguish the fire prior to HFDs arrival. Crews completed extinguishment and removed ceiling to ensure the fire had not spread. No extension of the fire was found. Firefighters advised the residents to have an electrician inspect the wiring before turning the breaker back on to the closet. Crews from Stations 21 and 59 responded to this incident.