All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Houston Fire’

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 Possibly Caused By Welders

A fire that destroyed a huge apartment complex in Houston yesterday took 2 1/2 hours to control, according to the AP. Fire engulfed the complex, which was under construction, in flames and billowing black smoke. The blaze required 5 alarms and hundreds of emergency workers to get it under control on Tuesday afternoon. All of the construction workers are safe …

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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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Houston Fire: Man Saved From 5-Alarm Blaze [Video]

A large apartment complex with 396 units that was under construction caught fire on Tuesday in Houston. The fire was first reported at 12:30 local time, and firefighters were immediately dispatched to the scene. There is no report on how the fire started, but it quickly spread with the help of strong wind gusts that were said to reach a …

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