Fire damages 2 floors of downtown high-rise, officials say
HOUSTON – Houston firefighters battled a two-alarm fire Saturday afternoon at a downtown high-rise, officials said.
The fire was reported at 2:39 p.m. in the 600 block of Louisiana Street.
Houston arson officials responded to reports of smoke and fire on the fourth floor of the high-rise.
Officials said the building was immediately evacuated and all occupants got out safely. There were no reported injuries.
The flames were dowsed and under control by 3:35 p.m.
It is unknown what started the fire.
The Houston Fire Department Arson Bureau is investigating the incident.
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