Vacant School Fire in The Gulfgate Riverview / Pine Valley Area

WHAT: Vacant school fire.

WHEN: April 2, 2024, at 6:14 p.m.

WHERE: 3901 Telephone Rd. 77023.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: Not available.

DAMAGE: $250,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Under investigation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene to find a vacant school on fire and made a defensive attack. The utilities were controlled, and the fire was extinguished. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin. 48 personnel responded to this incident, including crews from stations 23, 20, 26, 46, 18, 25, 36, 40, 27, 24 and Rescue 42.