16 units damaged in 2-alarm apartment fire in Texas

  • Source: KHOU-TV CBS 11 Houston
  • Published: 01/12/2022 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Fire crews had their hands full with a two-alarm apartment fire in southwest Houston Tuesday night. This happened around 8 p.m. at the Amritta Apartments located in the 7800 West Airport Boulevard just west of Fondren. Fire officials said it took at least 50 firefighters about an hour to get the fire out. Sixteen apartment units were damaged by the fire, 10 by the fire itself, and the remaining six by smoke and water. All of the residents in the complex were able to make it out safely. Fire officials said they are speaking with one resident who said the fire started in his apartment. HFD said the fire sparked on the first floor of this two-story apartment building. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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