HFD: Electrical short sparks overnight apartment fire

HFD: Electrical short sparks overnight apartment fire

Credit: KHOU

The fire broke out around 9 p.m. Thursday on Westbranch Drive near Rodeo Square Drive.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on May 2, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Updated Friday, May 2 at 8:13 AM

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HOUSTON –- Firefighters were called to southwest Houston where an electrical short started an apartment fire, officials say.

The fire broke out around 9 p.m. Thursday on Westbranch Drive near Rodeo Square Drive.

According to the Houston Fire Department, firefighters made a fast attack and put out the fire before it spread to other units, but two apartments were damaged.

Investigators said no one was home at the time; it appeared that an electrical issue started the fire.

No injuries were reported.

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