House Fire in The Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

WHAT: House fire.

WHEN: August 27, 2023, at 5:14 p.m.

WHERE: 1700 block of Winter St. 77007.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $414,600 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $25,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to find fire coming from the porch of a 2-story house and made an offensive attack. The utilities were secured, and the power company was notified. The residents were evaluated on scene by HFD EMS. The American Red Cross was requested for the occupants. This was an Airbnb location and attempts were made to contact the management to assist. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin. 32 personnel were dispatched to this incident, including crews from Stations 2, 6, 8, 9, 19 and 30.