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Downed power line causes electrical fire in Memorial Park

Firefighters are working to put out a fire in Memorial Park.
Firefighters are working to put out a fire in Memorial Park. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – People near Memorial Park around 8 a.m. Monday may have noticed a black plume of smoke in the area.

According to authorities, a downed power pole sparked an electrical fire near the tennis courts in the park.

Sky2 was over the area, showing the flames spew out the thick cloud of smoke off in the distance there.
The fire caused some back up for drivers along the Katy Freeway while crews worked to put the fire out.

No one was hurt during the incident.


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