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City of Houston


HOUSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT
Incident Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 08/17/2022
Duplex Fire in The Fort Bend Houston Area
WHAT:
Duplex Fire.
WHEN:
August 15, 2022 at 1:42 a.m.
WHERE:
6700 block of W. Fuqua St. 77489.
INJURIES:
No reported injuries.
PROPERTY SAVED:
Not available.
DAMAGE:
$275,000 in estimated damage.
CAUSE:
Under investigation.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to find a 1-story duplex totally involved on fire. The roof was collapsing, and the doors and windows were boarded up. Crews forced entry and made a defensive attack, protecting a nearby exposure. The fire was extinguished, and a primary search was completed with no one found. HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause and origin of the fire. Firefighters from Stations 59, 82, 48, 47, 68 and 80 responded to this incident.

Contact:
HFD Newsroom
hfdnewsroom@houstontx.gov
 
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