House Fire in The Westbranch Area

WHAT: House Fire

WHEN: May 13, 2022 at 2:46 p.m.

WHERE: 10600 block of Juniper Glen, 77041

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $270,000 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $10,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Unintentional.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to find smoke coming from the eaves of a 1-story home. They extinguished the fire and contained it to a bathroom. Heat from a plumber “sweating pipes” ignited the insulation, causing smoke to travel up the wall and into the attic. Crews from Stations 5, 77, 66 and 50 responded to this incident.