Driver injured in crash involving Katy ISD bus, officials say
Cy-Fair Fire Department Crews respond to a crash involving a Katy ISD school bus in the 6100 block of Peek Rd. HOUSTON – An investigation is underway after a driver was injured in a crash involving a Katy Independent School District bus, according to Cy-Fair Fire Department. The school district said its bus was hit by another vehicle. Firefighters said 16 high school students and two adults on board the bus were evaluated at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was taken by ambulance to an area hospital as a precaution, according to Katy ISD.
Man charged in street-racing crash that killed 3 faces another manslaughter charge
At right, the car investigators say Mock was driving during a street race is seen after a crash in Houston on Feb. 21, 2021. HOUSTON – A third person has died because of a street-racing crash in Houston over the weekend, and the man accused of driving the car is now facing three manslaughter charges. Harris County deputies said 22-year-old Andrew Mock has been charged in connection with the crash that happened about 9:30 p.m. Sunday on the Northwest Freeway near West Little York Road. Deputies said two teen boys were also injured in the crash and flown to Memorial Hermann Hospital Downtown. The family said they were brothers; DeCarerick died Sunday night and Faybian died Monday evening, according to the family.
5 things for Houstonians to know for Thursday, Feb. 18
Cy-Fair Fire Department responds to a 1-alarm fire in the 4800 block of Pine Cliff Drive on Feb. 16, 2021, in HoustonHere are things to know for Thursday, Feb. 18:1. Nearly 3.4 million customers around the U.S. were still without electricity, and some also lost water service. Firefighters respond to several fires across Houston area as power outages continueLocal firefighters have been responding to several home and apartment fires as millions go without electricity and heat for days. Due to the weather and power outages, many cities are experiencing low water pressure, making it more difficult for firefighters to battle the fires. “We should never build another wind turbine in Texas,” read a Tuesday Facebook post from Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller.
Firefighters respond to several fires across Houston area as power outages continue
Due to the weather and power outages, many cities are experiencing low water pressure, making it more difficult for firefighters to battle the fires. Officials said low water pressure on hydrants slowed crews and tankers had to be used for water supply. Crews respond to a 1-alarm fire in the 4800 block of Pine Cliff Dr. Tuesday in Houston. Low water pressure on hydrants slowed crews, tankers were used for water supply. The crews had to then call for additional assistance to battle the fire due to water pressure issues.
6 people, including 4 children, hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning, Cy-Fair Fire says
HOUSTON – A family is recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning Monday afternoon, according to Cy-Fair Fire Department. The family was reportedly using a charcoal grill to heat their apartment unit at the 8500 block of Easton Commons Drive. Officials said six people, including four children that ages range from 5 to 10 years old, were transported to the hospital. The family was reportedly burning the fire for warmth for about four hours, according to Cy-Fair Fire. These produce carbon monoxide, which is a deadly, colorless and odorless gas,” the department wrote on Twitter.
2 ejected from vehicle during crash in northwest Harris County, officials say
The Cy-Fair Fire Department is responding after two men were ejected from a vehicle during a crash Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, officials said. HOUSTON – The Cy-Fair Fire Department is responding after two men were ejected from a vehicle during a crash Friday, officials said. According to firefighters, two men were ejected and are being transported by Life Flight in critical condition. One other person is stable, officials said. Daniel Arizpe, PIO/ @cyfairfd #hounews pic.twitter.com/W75DIGVUmj — Cy-Fair Fire Department (@cyfairfd) January 8, 2021This is a developing story.
Family of 4, including 3-year-old boy, hospitalized with possible carbon monoxide poisoning, officials say
HOUSTON – A 3-year-old boy was among a family of four that was hospitalized Tuesday after a portable generator was stored improperly, according to the Cy-Fair Fire Department. Officials said firefighters found the family at the home, suffering from possible carbon monoxide poisoning. Officials said one person is in critical condition and the other three are serious but in stable condition, including the child. Firefighters found the portable generator in-use without proper ventilation in the garage of the home. They believe this is what caused the family to become ill.“Never run a generator indoors or partly enclosed areas,” Cy-Fair Fire Department tweeted.
Cy-Fair FD: 12-year-old hospitalized in critical condition following wreck on US 290
A 12-year-old was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday following a wreck on US 290, according to the Cy-Fair Fire Department. The wreck happened at around 9:40 a.m. on US 290 near Mason Rd. Investigators said the 12-year-old boy was trapped inside the vehicle and had to be extricated. Three people, including the 12-year-old, were transported to an area hospital following the crash. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.
Cy-Fair FD: 1-alarm fire at northwest Houston hotel forces early-morning evacuation
A one-alarm fire at a northwest Houston hotel forced guests to evacuate early Saturday morning, according to the Cy-Fair Fire Department. On arrival, crews observed fire and smoke visible from a third-story unit. Firefighters attacked the blaze and extinguished it quickly, said Captain Daniel Arizpe, a public information officer with the Cy-Fair Fire DepartmentNo injuries were reported, Arizpe said. The fire remained contained to the original unit, though other areas of the hotel sustained some smoke damage, Arizpe said. When the fire started, a sprinkler in the affected hotel room activated and held the blaze at bay until the fire crews arrived.
Ex-boyfriend arrested in fatal shooting of woman in Cypress; charges upgraded to murder
CYPRESS, Texas – The man accused of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend in Cypress has been taken into custody without incident on Wednesday, Harris County Sheriff’s Office Ed Gonzales announced. The charges against Mann Austin Hayes have been upgraded to murder, according to Gonzales. Authorities said the victim, 20-year-old Julie Dela Garza, died on Monday. The initial charge is being upgraded to Murder. Picture of shooting victim, Julie Dela Garza.
Boy, 3, airlifted to hospital in serious condition after being struck by Jeep in Katy
HOUSTON A 3-year-old boy was airlifted to a hospital after being struck by a Jeep in Katy Wednesday evening, according to the Harris County Sheriffs Office. At about 6:48 p.m., the Harris County Sheriffs Office received reports that a child was struck by a vehicle at The Commons At Hollyhock Apartments located at 5751 Greenhouse Road in Katy. The Cy-Fair Fire Department also responded to the scene. The child suffered a serious head injury and lacerations all over his body and was transported to a hospital by LifeFlight, officials said. The driver of the Jeep remained at the scene and is cooperating with HCSO traffic investigators.
11-year-old boy shot in the face in Cypress, officials say
Published: July 22, 2020, 11:04 am Updated: July 22, 2020, 11:11 am(Copyright 2020 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.) HOUSTON – An 11-year-old boy was shot in the face Wednesday morning in Cypress, officials say. Crews respond to a shooting in the 19700 block of Ridge Falls Ct. Wed. morning in Cypress. Medics treated an 11 yo male w/ a gunshot wound to the face. Daniel Arizpe, PIO #hounews pic.twitter.com/qkQZHuQKj1 — Cy-Fair Fire Department (@cyfairfd) July 22, 2020The Harris County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office is investigating at the boy’s home.
Baby resuscitated by bystanders after being found unresponsive in pool near Jersey Village, officials say
HOUSTON – A 1-year-old child was found unresponsive in a backyard pool near Jersey Village, according to the Cy-Fair Fire Department. The department first tweeted about the incident at about 6:26 p.m. in the 8600 block of Ballinger Drive in the Willowbridge Subdivision. Cy-Fair FD and @memorialhermann Life Flight respond to a pediatric drowning in the 8600 block of Ballinger Dr. in the Willowbridge Subdivision Wednesday in Houston. was reportedly found unresponsive in a backyard pool. Daniel Arizpe, PIO #hounews pic.twitter.com/F0B9ogrjlu — Cy-Fair Fire Department (@cyfairfd) April 29, 2020The fire department said the child was resuscitated by bystanders before EMS arrived at the scene.
Sheriff: No family at side of abused toddler when he died
Sheriff: No family at side of abused toddler when he diedA 3-year-old boy was brought to Kindred Hospital in NW Harris County on Thursday, January 31, 2020, where doctors found he had traumatic injuries, according to the Cy-Fair Fire Department. Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Sheriff: No family at side of abused toddler when he died 1 / 7 Back to GalleryChild Protective Services took into custody three children from an apartment in the Oak Forest area where a toddler was abused, and later died, at the hands of an uncle, authorities said. Melvin Omar Morales-Gomez has been charged with causing injury to a child and is being held in Harris County Jail. The toddler, whose age was originally reported as 3, was last staying at Rancho Verde Apartments, at 6000 West Sunforest, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said in a tweet on Monday. He also said no relatives of the toddler were at the hospital when the little boy died.chron.com
'Horrific, heartbreaking' abuse of a toddler leads to uncle's arrest, according to sheriff
'Horrific, heartbreaking' abuse of a toddler leads to uncle's arrest, according to sheriffA 3-year-old boy was brought to Kindred Hospital in NW Harris County on Thursday, January 31, 2020, where doctors found he had traumatic injuries, according to the Cy-Fair Fire Department. less A 3-year-old boy was brought to Kindred Hospital in NW Harris County on Thursday, January 31, 2020, where doctors found he had traumatic injuries, according to the Cy-Fair Fire Department. Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close 'Horrific, heartbreaking' abuse of a toddler leads to uncle's arrest, according to sheriff 1 / 5 Back to GalleryThe prognosis is "grim" for a 3-year-old boy who was apparently the victim of abuse and neglect at the hands of his uncle, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. The toddler was brought to Kindred Hospital in northwest Harris County on Thursday, where doctors found he had traumatic injuries, according to the Cy-Fair Fire Department. "This appears to be a horrific, heartbreaking case of abuse, neglect of an innocent, defenseless child," tweeted Gonzalez on Friday.chron.com