|WHAT: Firefighters from the Houston Fire Department will be in southwest Houston, canvassing the area of the latest local fire fatality.|
WHEN: Today, Tuesday, September 28, 2010 starting at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: The Greenhouse Patio Apartments, 6363 W. Airport
DETAILS: Houston Firefighters will be canvassing this complex in southwest Houston, the site of the latest tragic fire fatality. These Firefighters will be going door-to-door distributing fire safety information and talking with the residents about having a fire escape plan in place and the importance of having working smoke detectors.
This tragic fire occurred about 5 a.m. on Monday morning. The 2-alarm fire was tapped out just before 9:30 a.m. and destroyed more than a dozen units. Firefighters located two deceased occupants in one of the destroyed units. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Members of the Houston Fire Department also canvassed this complex in November of last year and distributed safety literature and batteries provided by Energizer for smoke detectors.