House Fire in The Independence Heights Area
September 5, 2019 at 10:02 a.m.
300 block of East 35th Street, 77018
Several reported injuries, one citizen pronounced deceased on the scene.
$240 thousand in estimated property saved
$60 thousand in estimated damage
The cause is under investigation
Firefighters arrived on scene to find fire and smoke coming from a 1-story home. They made an offensive attack and conducted a primary search. The fire was quickly controlled and several were found with various injuries, including one individual who was pronounced deceased on the scene . HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin of the fire. HPD was also contacted to investigate. (See the HPD Incident Update at: us14.campaign-archive.com/?u=bbc8dea1a49ed98f626812405&id=f0098e31fc (http:// us14.campaign-archive.com/?u=bbc8dea1a49ed98f626812405&id=f0098e31fc) ). Crews from Stations 31, 15, 34, 62, Heavy Rescue 11, 8, Rehab, 24 and 30 responded to this incident.