Apartment Fire in The Westwood Area

Apartment Fire in The Westwood Area with Multiple Rescues by HFD WHAT: Apartment Fire with multiple rescues WHEN: April 10, 2021 at 6:48 p.m. WHERE: 10210 Forum Park, 77036 INJURIES: No reported injuries. PROPERTY SAVED: $100 thousand in estimated property saved. DAMAGE: $120 thousand in estimated damage. CAUSE: Under investigation. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to find smoke and fire coming from the second floor, lapping on the third floor of an apartment building. Fire and smoke was blocking the occupants escape route. Firefighters worked to rescue the trapped occupants and place ladders near the windows for the residents to escape. HFD Crews made an offensive attack and conducted primary and secondary searches. The fire was extinguished with no reported injuries and due to suspicious points of origin, HFD Arson investigators were requested to determine the cause. Crews from Stations 69, 68, 83, 10, 73 and 82 responded to this incident.
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