Houston Fire Department

HFD Incident Update:
Apartment Laundry Room Fire in The Addicks Park Ten Area    

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 09/10/2021

WHAT: Apartment Laundry Room Fire

WHEN: September 1, 2021 at 10:20 p.m.

WHERE: 1822 Barker Cypress, 77084

INJURIES: No reported injuries. 

PROPERTY SAVED: $35 thousand in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $35 thousand in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Unintentional - Electrical

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene to find smoke coming from a stand-alone apartment laundry room. They found and extinguished a fire in the attic, then conducted salvage and overhaul. The origin of the fire appeared to be from a shorted plug behind the dryers. Crews from Stations 78, 86, 57 and 75 responded to this incident.


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