At least someone experienced small injuries in a two-alarm townhouse fire on Dashwood Drive around 2 a.m. Thursday.
@HoustonFire is presently on scene at 11855 Dashwood Dr. executing extinguishment initiatives after obtaining reports of a home ablaze. Call kind has actually been updated to a 2 alarm system suitable fire. Please prevent the location because of hefty emergency situation web traffic @FireChiefofHFD
— Houston Fire Dept (@HoustonFire) November 25, 2021
” We listened to 3 surges afterwards. I looked out and all I saw, like there was fire dispersing,” 11- year-old next-door neighbor Aaliyah Herrera remembered. “Then we mosted likely to get up our moms and dads to find out what was taking place.”
Video from the scene revealed hefty fires originating from the roof covering of the structure.
The fire ruined 4 apartment or condo systems and knocked senseless power for the remainder of the structure, according to Houston Fire Officials. HFD claimed the a single person with small injuries needed to be hospitalized.
Arson private investigators are currently considering the root cause of the fire. The Red Cross is functioning to help the family members who shed their houses.
A GoFundMe has actually been established to assist a woman and boy whose home was harmed in the fire.
Another GoFundMe was set up for a family of 4, who shed their home in the blaze.