House Fire in The Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area – Houston TX News

House Fire in The Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

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** City of Houston ———————————————————— ———————————————————— HOUSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT Incident Update FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 06/03/2020 View this email in your browser (mailchi.mp/houstontx/house-fire-in-the-washington-avenue-coalition-memorial-park-area-wi54mypipj?e=837d2e2090) House Fire in The Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area WHAT: House Fire WHEN: May 29, 2020 at 4:09 a.m. WHERE: 1500 block of Winter St, 77007 INJURIES: No reported injuries PROPERTY SAVED: Not available DAMAGE: $325 thousand in estimated damage. CAUSE: The cause was ruled incendiary by HFD Arson investigators. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes of being dispatched and found heavy fire coming from the side of a 1-story home. They made a defensive attack and worked to protect a nearby structure. A power line was reported down on one side and the utilities were secured. Crews used a deck gun to knock down most of the fire and hand lines to extinguish the hot spots. A primary search was completed and HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin of the fire. Firefighters from Stations 15, 8, 6, 9, 19, 30 and Rehab responded to this incident.
Contact: HFD Newsroom hfdnewsroom@houstontx.gov
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