Laundromat Fire in The MacGregor Area

WHAT: Laundromat Fire.

WHEN: April 23, 2022 at 3:11 a.m.

WHERE: 5939 Scott, 77021

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $1,665,000 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $35,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within three minutes to find light smoke coming from a laundromat in a strip center. They made an offensive attack and forced entry. The fire was controlled and extinguished with no extension found. A primary search was conducted, and the utilities were secured. Smoke was ventilated from the nearby businesses. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin of the fire. Crews from Stations 46, 25, 26, 33, 40 and 30 responded to this incident.