House Fire in The South Park Area

WHAT:  House fire.

WHEN: June 5, 2024, at 7:10 p.m.

WHERE: 5800 block of Westover St. 77033.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $125,000 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $27,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Failure of equipment or heat source.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene to find fire and smoke coming from a 1-story house and made an offensive attack. A primary search was completed, and the roof was ventilated. The fire was controlled, and crews checked for extension. There was a small amount of fire in the attic. Once the fire was extinguished, the firefighters completed salvage and overhaul. The fire started in the kitchen near the stove with a microwave. 34 personnel responded to this incident, including firefighters from Stations 26, 23, 20, 35, 36, 29 and 46.