Pizza boxes catch on fire at Alief Pizzeria, $125,000 in estimated damage reported
ALIEF, Texas - Cleanup is underway after a pizzeria fire in Alief caused estimated damage of at least $125,000.
According to the Houston Fire Department, the fire sparked up last Friday morning around 6:45 a.m.
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When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found smoke coming from a 1-story strip center and made an offensive attack.
A primary search was completed of the business and a nearby vet clinic and everyone, including the pets were evacuated, officials said.
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The fire was later extinguished after utilities were secured.
Firefighters said smoke and water damage was reported to neighboring businesses.
Officials said a stack of pizza boxes had been ignited by a nearby oven.
No injuries were reported.