Townhome Fire in The Spring Branch North Area

Townhome Fire in The Spring Branch North Area WHAT: Townhome Fire WHEN: April 15, 2021 at 1:19 p.m. WHERE: 3100 block of Crestdale, 77080 INJURIES: No reported injuries. PROPERTY SAVED: Not available. DAMAGE: $18 thousand in estimated damage. CAUSE: Unintentional ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within seven minutes to find light smoke coming from the first floor of a 2-story townhome. Maintenance personnel had forced the door open prior to HFD’s arrival. HFD crews knocked down the main body of fire in the laundry area of the kitchen. They checked for extension and conducted a primary search. HFD Arson investigators were requested and determined that the fire originated in the dryer. Contents in the dryer ignited and spread to the nearby cabinets. Firefighters from Stations 4, 5, 49, 50, 66 and 77 responded to this incident.
Contact: HFD Newsroom hfdnewsroom@houstontx.gov

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