House Fire in The Harrisburg / Manchester Area / Smith Addition Area

WHAT: House fire.

WHEN: January 30, 2024, at 8:16 a.m.

WHERE: 9400 block of E. Avenue I, 77012.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $100,000 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $15,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Failure of equipment or heat source (electrical).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to find light smoke coming from a house and made an offensive attack. They conducted a primary search with no one found. The crews extinguished the fire and checked for extension. A phone charger had an electrical short and caught a nearby mattress on fire, spreading to the next room. 31 personnel responded to this incident, including firefighters from Stations 20, 23 and 29.