Trash fire nearly sets west Houston townhome ablaze

Trash fire nearly sets west Houston townhome ablaze

Credit: KHOU

Around 11:15 p.m. the Houston Fire Department said it was called to reports of a fire on Perthshire Road at N. Dairy Ashford Road. HFD found a trash fire had spread to the outside wall of a townhome.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on April 11, 2013 at 9:04 AM

HOUSTON –- Houston firefighters took quick action late Wednesday to keep a trash fire from spreading to a nearby townhome.

Around 11:15 p.m. the Houston Fire Department said it was called to reports of a fire on Perthshire Road at N. Dairy Ashford Road. HFD found a trash fire had spread to the outside wall of a townhome.

Firefighters said the home suffered mostly smoke damage.

It wasn’t immediately known what started the blaze.

A man and woman in the home were unaware the fire was going on, even as firefighters arrived, HFD said. No injuries were reported.

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