HOUSTON –- A vacant motel sustained heavy damage in an early-morning fire Tuesday.
According to the Houston Fire Department, it was reported around 5:41 a.m. in the 9300 block of the Eastex Freeway. The fire was declared under control about 40 minutes later.
The freeway’s northbound frontage road lanes were blocked at Tidwell during the firefight.
It was not disclosed what started the fire. No injuries were reported.