HPD officers help save citizens from apartment fire in SW Houston

The HPD sergeant burned his palms while striving to eliminate particles.

HOUSTON — Many Houston police officers have been at the appropriate spot at the proper time Saturday when a substantial fireplace broke out at an condominium complicated in southwest Houston.

The officers were performing a different contact in the space when they spotted an condominium engulfed in flames in the 8800 block of S Braeswood Boulevard.

The officers promptly went into rescue method, doing work swiftly to get inhabitants to safety.

A sergeant with HPD burned his palms though hoping to clear away particles to get to residents. He had to be addressed for his accidents. 

Two officers ended up in a position to get on the roof of the burning creating and rescue a resident from their balcony. 

In the end, all of the inhabitants were in a position to get out of their apartments safely and no other accidents have been reported.

When firefighters arrived on scene they have been ready to put out the fire promptly.

“God usually have angels on you,” mentioned Jeffery Craft who life in the apartment intricate. “When you really don’t feel they on you they on you. I thank the officers and firefighters for being below for us.”

One condominium developing was a full loss. The particular person who lived in the condominium where the hearth commenced instructed law enforcement they suspect an individual deliberately established their unit on fire.

Arson investigators have been called to investigate.

Check back for any updates.

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