Large Refuge Fire in Minnetex Area

Large Refuge Fire in Minnetex Area
WHAT:
Large Refuge Fire
WHEN:
September 6, 2019 at 9:19 p.m.
WHERE:
5125 Schurmier Rd, 77048
INJURIES:
No reported injuries
PROPERTY SAVED:
Not available
DAMAGE:
$150 thousand in estimated damage
CAUSE:
Unintentional
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Firefighters arrived on scene and found a large outdoor refuge fire involving a cement truck, tractor and large dumpster. A pile of trash caught on fire and spread to the dumpster and machinery nearby. Crews had to use several engines to relay the nearest water supply which was more than 3500 feet away. Once the relay was complete, the fire was quickly extinguished. Firefighters from Stations 46, 70, 36, 47, 61, 55 and 24 responded to this incident.

Contact:
HFD Newsroom
hfdnewsroom@houstontx.gov

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