Vehicle Crash and Building Fire in Greater Heights Area
Vehicle crash and building fire
June 19, 2019 at 1:37 p.m.
1100 East 11th Street, 77009
1 civilian with minor injury.
$450 thousand in estimated property saved
$150 thousand in estimated damage
Unintentional, vehicle collided into building
Firefighters arrived on scene to find a small truck which had lost control and collided into a building. The vehicle caught fire which set the building on fire. The fire had extended to the wall and ceiling between the first and second floor. Crews worked to extinguish the fire and conducted a primary search. The structural integrity of the building was also checked. The fire was quickly extinguished and crews shored up the wall and ceiling with temporary shoring. Crews from Stations 15, 9, 11, 12, 62, 49, 31, 8 and Hazmat responded to this incident.