Residential Gazebo Fire in The Afton Oaks / River Oaks Area

WHAT: Residential Gazebo Fire

WHEN: June 15, 2022 at 2:44 a.m.

WHERE: 4500 block of Banning, 77027

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: Not available, fire did not extend to the house.

DAMAGE: $115,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters of Engine 3 arrived on scene within six minutes to find a homeowner stating a barbeque pit had caught fire and he was unable to extinguish the fire which spread to a gazebo. The crews verified the gas was shut off and extinguished the fire. There was no signs of heat or fire spread to the home.