On Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at approximately 10:54pm hours, the Houston Fire Department was dispatched to a fire located at 4282 South Kirkwood Road, Houston, TX 77072. When firefighters arrived, they assessed and provided medical treatment to one injured victim. The victim suffered burns to their body and was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.
The Houston Arson Bureau conducted an investigation of the fire. Based on the investigation, Arson Investigators determined the fire was intentionally set by the victim and caused damage to the building. Arson Investigators filed charges with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office for Reckless Arson. The Houston Arson Bureau believes the results from the investigation aid in keeping the citizens of Houston safe and provide the necessary treatment and security for the suspect.