House Fire in the Greater OST / South Union Area – Houston TX News

House Fire in the Greater OST / South Union Area

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** City of Houston ———————————————————— ———————————————————— HOUSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT Incident Update FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 03/05/2020 View this email in your browser (mailchi.mp/houstontx/house-fire-in-the-greater-ost-south-union-area-7fdxgckbk9?e=837d2e2090) House Fire in the Greater OST / South Union Area WHAT: House Fire WHEN: March 4, 2020 at 3:20 p.m. WHERE: 6600 block of Stearns, 77021 INJURIES: No reported injuries PROPERTY SAVED: $72 thousand in estimated property saved DAMAGE: $15 thousand in estimated damage CAUSE: Failure of equipment or heat source ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene to find smoke and fire coming from the window of an one-story house. They began an offensive attack and conducted a primary search. The house was ventilated and the fire was declared under control. The owner noticed and extension cord on fire and called 9-1-1. Evidence supported that the cord was overloaded and charring indicated it was the heat source. Crews from Stations 23, 26, 7, 25, 40, 24, 46 and 33 responded to this incident.
Contact: HFD Newsroom hfdnewsroom@houstontx.gov
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