Restaurant Fire in Neartown- Montrose Area
August 16, 2019 at 7:27 a.m.
1103 S. Shepherd Dr, 77019
No reported injuries
More than $15 million in estimated property saved
$50 thousand in estimated damage
The cause was ruled as accidental by HFD Arson investigators
Firefighters arrived on scene to find light smoke coming from a wall of a 2-story restaurant. A small fire was found inside the restaurant behind a gas stove involving the gas line. Crews extinguished the fire and checked for extension. No extension was found in the second floor or attic. The second floor was ventilated and the incident was declared under control. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and a Health Inspector was notified. Firefighters from Stations 6, 8, 16, 7, 11 and 3 responded to the incident.