CONROE, Texas (FOX 26) - A 2-alarm commercial structure fire in Conroe killed four dogs and displaced four residents this morning.
Conroe Fire Department arrived at the fire in the 600 block of East Davis Street near N 6th Street in Conroe at approximately 8:32 a.m. Heavy smoke poured out of the building and firefighters battled the blaze from the exterior because rapidly deteriorating conditions prevented them from entering the structure.
Conroe Fire Department requested a second alarm, and North Montgomery County and Caney Creek Fire Departments sent resources to fight the fire. The fire was declared under control around 9:15 a.m.
All residents were accounted for, but four dogs perished in the fire. The Red Cross assisted displaced residents in finding shelter.
Although the structure was originally a commercial structure, four occupants resided there and adjacent spaces were being renovated into residential spaces. According to the Conroe Fire Department, no permit information could be found on file with the City of Conroe for this construction, and the fire appeared to have started in the area being used as a residence.
Conroe Fire Department continues to investigate the fire.