Tuesday, June 2, 2020

House Fire in The East Houston Area

On May 27, 2020, at 8:51 p.m., Houston Firefighters arrived on the 9800 block of Thorn with heavy fire coming from the side of a single-story home and began an offensive attack. A primary search was completed and they ventilated the home. The fire was extinguished and HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause of the fire. The resident stated that they brought a generator to fill with gas, it ignited catching the kitchen and surrounding area on fire. One individual was burned and transported to the hospital. Another resident received minor injuries and was treated on the scene. The cause was ruled accidental by HFD Arson investigators.