House Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

WHAT: House fire.

WHEN: June 3, 2024, at 8:45 a.m.

WHERE: 7700 block of Meadville St. 77061.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $205,000 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $45,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Unintentional.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene to find smoke coming from a 1-story house and made an interior attack. The roof was ventilated, and a primary search was completed. Crews extinguished the fire and conducted salvage and overhaul. A candle was left unattended burning and caught the area on fire. The resident attempted to unsuccessfully extinguish the fire before HFD arrived. 39 personnel responded to this incident, including firefighters from Stations 26, 23, 20, 70, 29, 36, 61 and 24.