Vehicle Crash and Building Fire in Greater Heights Area

Vehicle Crash and Building Fire in Greater Heights Area
WHAT:
Vehicle crash and building fire
WHEN:
June 19, 2019 at 1:37 p.m.
WHERE:
1100 East 11th Street, 77009
INJURIES:
1 civilian with minor injury.
PROPERTY SAVED:
$450 thousand in estimated property saved
DAMAGE:
$150 thousand in estimated damage
CAUSE:
Unintentional, vehicle collided into building
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
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.

Contact:
HFD Newsroom
hfdnewsroom@houstontx.gov

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