Montgomery County Fire Marshal News
Just after Noon Monday, Montgomery County Firefighters responded to reports of explosions and a building on fire in the 2100 block of Old Ox Road.
Montgomery County Firefighters respond to numerous wildfires this past weekend. A lasting effect of our recent winter storm has been the extension of our winter fire season in Montgomery County.
Home fires claim the lives of ten Texans during last week’s winter storm, including three children and their Grandmother in Sugar Land. Just two months into the New Year, 566 Americans have lost their lives to fire, an average of ten deaths a day.
Two County residents received minor burn injuries, while several residents reported possible carbon monoxide poisoning. Ten days ago, as forecasters predicted a prolonged drop below freezing, Montgomery County’s Firefighters braced for an expected spike in home heating fires.
Overnight temperatures are forecast to fall well below freezing over the next several days, & some forecasts are calling for lows in the teens early next week.
Preliminary Autopsy reveals victim succumbed to smoke inhalation before he was pulled from burning home near Willis. Residents in the 11700 block of S. Cochran St, just outside of the City of Willis, called 911 and reported that their neighbor’s home was on fire.
Firefighters pull resident from burning home near Willis overnight, no evidence of working smoke alarms. Just after Midnight this morning, residents in the 11700 block of S. Cochran St. called 911 and reported that their neighbor’s home was on fire.