House Fire in The East Houston Area – Houston TX News

House Fire in The East Houston Area

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** City of Houston ———————————————————— ———————————————————— HOUSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT Incident Update FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 06/02/2020 View this email in your browser (mailchi.mp/houstontx/house-fire-in-the-east-houston-area-tzkx1de13y?e=837d2e2090) House Fire in The East Houston Area WHAT: House Fire WHEN: May 27, 2020 at 8:51 p.m. WHERE: 9800 block of Thorn, 77078 INJURIES: 2 civilians injured. One transported. PROPERTY SAVED: $80 thousand in estimated property saved. DAMAGE: $55 thousand in estimated damage. CAUSE: The cause was ruled accidental by HFD Arson investigators. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene with heavy fire coming from the side of a single story home and began an offensive attack. A primary search was completed and they ventilated the home. The fire was extinguished and HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause of the fire. The resident stated that they brought a generator to fill with gas, it ignited catching the kitchen and surrounding area on fire. One individual was burned and transported to the hospital. Another resident received minor injuries and was treated on scene. Crews from Stations 45, 56, 30, 32 and 43 responded to this incident.
Contact: HFD Newsroom hfdnewsroom@houstontx.gov
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