Massive fire breaks out at Namco Manufacturing warehouse in northwest Houston

HOUSTON – Houston fire crews battled a massive warehouse fire in northwest Houston Tuesday night.

The warehouse, owned by Namco Manufacturing, is located at 1729 A Brittmore Road near Beltway 8. The fire was first reported at about 8:16 p.m. and heavy smoke and flames could be seen billowing from the building as crews worked to battle the blaze.

Firefighters initially tried to make an offensive attack on the fire but had to back out, officials said. It took officials about 45 minutes to knock down the bulk of the fire.

The building was empty when the fire broke out. the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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