Severe weather collapses Southwest Houston apartments


 

What: Southwest Houston Apartment Building Collapse due to severe weather
When: May 24, 2015 at 6:37 a.m.
Where: 8500 Nairn and S. Gessner
Injuries: 2 injuries
Damage: Severe damage
Cause: HFD was dispatched to an apartment building collapse at approximately 6:30 a.m.  Heavy Recuse crews were also dispatched.  Approximately 41 units were affected with 10 units sustaining severe damage.  Cause was due to severe weather (update). Apartment units were evacuated and crews searched the structures for any possible trapped victims.  2 people were transported to near by hospital for treatment and observation.  Incident was deemed unnder control tapped out at 7:30 a.m.

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