House Fire in The South Park Area

WHAT: House Fire.

WHEN: June 5, 2022 at 2:17 p.m.

WHERE: 5600 block of Lakefield, 77033

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: More than $130,000 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $10,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Unintentional (candle).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within a minute to find a small fire in a 1-story home. They used a water extinguisher to put the fire out and conducted a primary search. No one was found and there was no extension of the fire. A candle had been left burning on a table and caused the fire. Crews also replaced the batteries in a smoke alarm and installed two additional smoke alarms for the resident. Firefighters from Stations 35, 55, 24 and 46 responded to this incident.