House Fire in The Kashmere Gardens Area

WHAT: House fire.

WHEN: September 1, 2023, at 4:25 p.m.

WHERE: 5100 block of Kelley St. 77026.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: No available.

DAMAGE: $150,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: HFD Arson investigators ruled the cause as accidental (electrical).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to find heavy fire coming from behind a house and made a defensive attack, protecting the nearby exposures. They completed a primary search and extinguished the fire, putting out hot spots behind the fence. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin of the fire. 40 personnel were dispatched to this incident, including crews from Stations 34, 15, 19, 27, 30, 39, 31 and 56.