27 cars burned in fire at storage unit near Bush Airport, officials say

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HOUSTON – 27 cars were burned at a storage unit near George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Friday night, officials said.

At around 10:30 p.m. Friday, Firefighters with the Aldine Fire Department responded to a report of a large trash can fire at a storage unit near Rankin Road and Aldine Westfield Road, officials said. When the firefighters arrived on the scene, they discovered that a trash can was not on fire. Rather, 27 vehicles were ablaze.

Initially, firefighters had trouble getting into the facility but once inside, they extinguished the fire quickly.

Officials with the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office said an investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.







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Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.