Two dogs were pulled out of a house after a small fire happed inside a home in the Acres Homes area earlier this week, according to the Houston Police Department.
Nobody was reported injured as a result of the fire, according to the department.
Crews from stations 4, 13, 30, 34, 50, and 67 responded to the 2400 block of Druid Street in Acres Homes just before 7:40 p.m. Monday, according to the department, to find light smoke coming from a one-story house on the scene and smoke at chest level inside.
After firefighters completed a primary search, the department said crews found and extinguished a fire found in the attic above the kitchen area. They also found two dogs inside the house, the department said, and safely took them outside.
Investigators have ruled the fire accidental, according to the department, with arson investigators determining that the short circuiting of an outlet was what caused the smoke. There was not an immediate estimate of how much property was damaged or saved.
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