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City of Houston


HOUSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT
Incident Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 08/16/2022
Apartment Fire in The Brays Oaks Area
WHAT:
Apartment Fire.
WHEN:
August 12, 2022 at 3:30 p.m.
WHERE:
10100 S. Gessner Rd. 77031.
INJURIES:
No reported injuries.
PROPERTY SAVED:
$230,000 in estimated property saved.
DAMAGE:
$70,000 in estimated damage.
CAUSE:
Failure of equipment or heat source.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Firefighters arrived on scene within two minutes to find light smoke coming from an exterior wall of an apartment building. There were multiple electrical meters on the wall and crews pulled the exterior wall to extinguish the fire and check for extension. A primary search was completed of both floors of the building. The power company turned the power off to the building and the American Red Cross was requested to assist the displaced residents. Crews from Stations 68, 73, 51 and 57 responded to this incident.

Contact:
HFD Newsroom
hfdnewsroom@houstontx.gov
 
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