House Fire in The Greater Heights Area

WHAT: House Fire
WHEN: January 6, 2022 at 11:39 p.m.
WHERE: 900 block of Fugate St. 77009
INJURIES: No reported injuries.
PROPERTY SAVED: $609 thousand in estimated property saved.
DAMAGE: $41 thousand in estimated damage.
CAUSE: Unintentional
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within four minutes to find light smoke coming from the attic of a house. They found and extinguished a small fire in the attic. Power was cut to the home and it was determined that electrical wiring in the attic had overheated, causing multiple small fires, and spreading to the ceiling joist. The owner was advised to keep the power off until an electrician could inspect and fix the damage. Firefighters from Stations 6, 8, 9, 12, 15 and 30 responded to this incident.