Crews douse flames from Alief apartment complex fire, video shows

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Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Video shows crews douse large flames from Alief apartment complex fire
Multiple families were affected after crews extinguished a fire that was tearing through an apartment complex in the Alief area.

ALIEF, Texas (KTRK) -- Flames robbed several residents of their home after crews battled to put out a massive fire at an apartment complex in the Alief area.

SkyEye was over Tuesday's scene in the 8300 block of Wilcrest, where flames were seen shooting through the roof, followed by heavy smoke.

Investigators are still working to know what sparked the fire.

"We do have reports of hoarding," Houston Fire Department Deputy Chief Bryan Sky-Eagle said.

Sky-Eagle confirmed with Eyewitness News that there were no injuries, but eight families were affected.

Families affected by the fire told ABC13 they are trying to figure out what comes next.

One family said all they can focus on is thanking God for being able to get out alive.

"My heart dropped to my chest," one resident said.

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