Houston Fire Department Incident Update
January 25, 2022 at 2:19 a.m.
9603 Homestead, 77016
One civilian transported to the hospital with minor burns.
$20 thousand in estimated property saved. (fire was contained to unit of origin).
$35 thousand in estimated damage.
Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to find fire coming from the side of a 1-story apartment building. They initiated and attack and ventilated the building. The adjacent units were checked for extension with none found. Firefighters extinguished the fire and contained it to the kitchen and living area of the unit of origin. The residents were cooking and fell asleep to find smoke and fire in their apartment. One resident received minor burns while attempting to extinguish the fire and was transported to the hospital. Firefighters conducted salvage and overhaul and shut the power off to the building. Crews from Stations 56, 34, 43, 45 and 32 responded to this incident.