Vacant motel on Eastex Freeway goes up in flames

Vacant motel on Eastex Freeway goes up in flames

Credit: KHOU

According to the Houston Fire Department, the blaze reported around 5:41 a.m. in the 9300 block of the Eastex Freeway.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on December 31, 2013 at 8:09 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 8 at 9:37 AM

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.

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