All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘apartment fire Houston’

Houston Fire Blazes For Hours Amid Dramatic Rescue

A fire broke out around 12 pm in a 396-unit apartment complex in downtown Houston on Tuesday. The $50 million luxury Axis Apartment project was still under construction in Houston’s Montrose district, and it was completely destroyed. Authorities said it was fueled by gusty winds that turned from a small rooftop fire to a blaze that completely engulfed the large …

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Houston Fire “Under Control,” Building Destroyed by Blaze

A fire that destroyed a large, $50 million luxury apartment complex under construction in Houston was under control by mid-afternoon on Tuesday, according to authorities. The Houston Fire Department said the five-alarm fire, which drew hundreds of emergency personnel to the scene, was under control about two-and-a-half hours after it started. Ninety construction workers who had been in the high-rise …

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