Crews received a call at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday regarding an apartment fire in the 6400 block of Burgoyne Drive.
Once on the scene, crews received reports of a person trapped inside the home. A body was later found in the backside of the building.
@HoustonFire is on scene near the 6400 block Burgoyne Dr. performing an offensive attack after receiving reports of a townhome on fire. One civilian fatality (unknown demographics). No FF injuries reported. Please avoid the area due to heavy emergency traffic. @FireChiefofHFD— Houston Fire Dept (@HoustonFire) March 17, 2022
It's unclear if anyone else was inside the townhome at the time of the fire.
At this time, the cause of the fire is unknown.
Authorities are asking people to avoid the area due to heavy emergency traffic.