Restaurant Fire in The Eldridge / West Oaks Area

WHAT: Restaurant Fire.

WHEN: April 23, 2022 at 2:15 a.m.

WHERE: 2241 S. State Highway 6, 77077

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $160,000 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $40,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene to find fire coming from a 1-story boarded up restaurant. They made an offensive attack and forced entry. Crews conducted a primary and secondary search with no one found. They located the fire and gained access to the hidden extensions. A defensive mode was initiated due to instability in the roof from fire damage. The fire was controlled and HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin. Firefighters from Stations 78, 76, 83, 86, 75 and 90 responded to this incident.