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Harris County Sheriff's Office
News Release
Monday, July 03, 2017

Apartment Fire Caused by Fireworks

Harris County – On Sunday, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Northwest Fire Department requested Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office investigators to assist with a two-alarm apartment fire in the 7600 block of Fallbrook. There were no injuries reported. The fire was contained to one unit and the leasing office sustained water damage.

“Investigators determined the fire was started by fireworks, and ruled accidental,” said Rachel Moreno, Public Information Officer. “We encourage the public to use fireworks responsibly by following the manufacturer’s directions and never using fireworks near buildings or vehicles.”

For more information on fireworks safety and where the public can view professional public fireworks displays, visit

The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office Investigations Division is responsible for fire, arson, and explosion investigations in unincorporated Harris County.

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