HOUSTON - Authorities are piecing together what led up to a fire at an apartment in Second Ward overnight Sunday.
It happened around 4 a.m. in the 100 block of Everton St. near Buffalo Bayou. Responding firefighters came across a two-story apartment with heavy flames showing.
Crews immediately went into defense mode to put out the fire. Preliminary details are a gas line was hit on the apartment's exterior.
All the occupants reportedly exited the complex without any injuries. No firefighters or other civilians were injured as a result.
The cause was not determined, as of this writing, but an investigation remains underway.