Spring, Texas – August 18, 2018: At approximately 12:00 AM Saturday Morning, the Klein Fire Department was dispatched to the 17800 block of Cluster Court in reference to a house on fire.
Officials tell us that the mother and her 3 kids were able to safely exit the residence before the arrival of the fire department.
Firefighters arrived on the scene to find heavy fire conditions from the 2nd floor of a multi-story residential duplex. Moments after arrival, firefighters reported a partial roof collapse. Fire crews conducted an aggeessive attack on the fire as well as protecting the neighboring structure from fire spread.
While firefighters search the structure, they located a cat and a dog that were unresponsive due to smoke inhalation. Crews were able to administer oxygen and revive both animals.
“Klein Volunteer Fire Department has trained along side local veternarians with the intentions of saving more than just human life during structure fires”, said Daniel Rathe, District Chief of the Klein Volunteer Fire Department.
At this time it us known what caused the fire, however, the Harris County Fire Marshalls Office is investigating.
There were no injuries to any first responders or civilians.
Klein Volunteer Fire Department was assisted by their neighboring departments, Ponderosa Fire Department, Spring Fire Department and Cypress Creek EMS.