Building Fire in SE Houston

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Building Fire in SE Houston
WHAT:
Building Fire in SE Houston
WHEN:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:49 p.m.
WHERE:
130 S. 75^th St., Houston Texas 77011
INJURIES:
No injuries reported
DAMAGE:
Estimated $5000 in structural damage.
CAUSE:
Cause of the fire was deemed unintentional. The source was determined to be heat from the stove conducting over time eventually igniting the wooden studs in the wall.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
HFD units arrive to light smoke showing from roof of 1 story, wood frame building. Firefighters opened up inside walls showing heat and found small fire behind the kitchen stove. Fire was quickly extinguished. Structure was checked for any fire extension. Cause of the fire was determined to be heat from the stove conducting over time igniting the wooden studs in the wall. No injuries were reported. The fire was deemed under control and tapped out at 5:00 p.m.

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