Structure Fire in The Lawndale / Wayside Area

WHAT: Structure Fire

WHEN: November 2, 2021 at 12:26 a.m.

WHERE: 1900 block of Dismuke, 77023

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: Not available.

DAMAGE: $160 thousand in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under Investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to a reported trash fire and found a structure was also involved. They made an offensive attack and conducted a primary and secondary search. Crews worked to protect several nearby exposures. The fire was quickly extinguished, however a vehicle caught fire and two units of a nearby apartment building received exterior damage. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause of the fire. Firefighters from Stations 20, 26, 18, 23, 25, 24, 40 and Rescue 42 responded to this incident.