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Update: High Rise Fire at UH-Downtown

Update: High Rise Fire at UH-Downtown Two alarm response to University of Houston -Downtown.  Building was evacuated. Initial units found heavy to light smoke on floors nine and up. Cause of the smoke was a small fire on the ninth floor. Crews were able to extinguisher the fire and start smoke evacuatio...
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Family and Pets Escape House Fire

Harris County – The Ponderosa Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 4000 block of Marywood Drive in northwest Harris County. Fire crews arrived and found smoke and fire coming from a house. “A family and pets escaped the fire,” said Captain Dean Hensley with the Harris County Fire Marshal’s O...
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MAN CHARGED WITH SETTING DUMPSTER FIRE

MAN CHARGED WITH SETTING DUMPSTER FIRE

Harris County – On June 22, at approximately 7:40 p.m., Cypress Creek Fire Department requested the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office investigate a large trash dumpster fire in the 9000 block of Shoal Creek in northwest Harris County.   “Witnesses told investigators Michael Barnett threaten...
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4 ALARM FIRE IN HOUSTON DISPLACES 30+ RESIDENTS

4 ALARM FIRE IN HOUSTON DISPLACES 30+ RESIDENTS

At 112am Sunday, David Herel and his wife were sitting up against the wall in their apartment when they heard the sounds of popping. Looking outside all he could see was a wall of fire consuming several balconies across from his at the Essex House Apartments on Essex Drive in Southwest Houston. Herel sa...
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FIRE IN APARTMENT COMPLEX OFFICE

Just after 4am on June 19th Houston Fire Department was dispatched to an apartment fire on Corporate Drive in West Houston. They arrived to find fire on the outside wall of the leasing office. It was quickly extinguished. Heavy damage was done to the outside wall and some smoke damage was done to the of...
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FIRE TRUCK HITS JEEP TRYING TO ACCESS FIRE

On June 18, 2016, Houston Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 13000 block of Skymeadow Drive in West Houston. Reports came in of people trapped. As units arrived on the scene fire was coming out of a second floor. Fire apparatus had a difficult time getting to the home as it sat ...
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MAN RESCUED FROM SIGN AFTER FALLING ILL

MAN RESCUED FROM SIGN AFTER FALLING ILL

Two sign company employees were working inside the sign about 50 feet off the ground when one of them became ill. It was very hot inside the sign. The other worker climbed down the internal ladder and went for help. Two CCEMS Medics and Two Klein Fire Fighters climbed the internal ladder to the patient....
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Fire Damages House in Atascocita

Harris County, TX – Today, at approximately 11:45 a.m., Atascocita Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 4000 block of Wintergreen in northeast Harris County. Multiple people were reported to be trapped inside the house. Fire crews arrived and found smoke and fire coming from the house. “An a...
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HOME BURNS IN NE HOUSTON

Sunday June 12, 2016 Just after midnight Houston Fire Department received a call of smoke in the area of Elmore Elementary on Tate at Bacher. They arrived to find heavy fire coming from a single story wood frame house on Tate Street. Firefighters were able to quickly stop the blaze but not before it dam...
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APARTMENT ARSONIST CAPTURED

APARTMENT ARSONIST CAPTURED

Harris County, TX – Today, at approximatly 8:00 a.m. ESD 12 Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at Woodforest Pine Apartments in the 12900 block of Woodforest Blvd. in east Harris County. Fire crews arrived and found smoke and fire coming from an apartment. A second alarm was called for manpo...
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