House Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area – Houston TX News

House Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

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** City of Houston ———————————————————— ———————————————————— HOUSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT Incident Update FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 01/21/2020 View this email in your browser (mailchi.mp/houstontx/house-fire-in-golfcrest-bellfort-reveille-area-2ze0bli0uc?e=837d2e2090) House Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area WHAT: House Fire WHEN: January 16, 2020 at 9:12 a.m. WHERE: 7600 block of Joplin St, 77087 INJURIES: One civilian injured PROPERTY SAVED: $35 thousand in estimated property saved DAMAGE: $65 thousand in estimated damage CAUSE: The cause was ruled as accidental by HFD Arson investigators ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene to find smoke coming from a house and began an offensive attack. They conducted a primary search and ventilated the home. The utilities were secured by the utility companies and the fire was extinguished. Once HFD Arson investigators concluded their investigation, crews conducted salvage and overhaul. The occupant stated that she smelled smoke and saw a fire in the hallway where the washer and dryer were located. She got out of the home and suffered a minor injury. Firefighters from Stations 23, 20, 26, 29, 36 and 24 responded to this incident.
Contact: HFD Newsroom hfdnewsroom@houstontx.gov
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