FM 1942 shutdown as fire crews battle multi-vehicle fire near junkyard in E. Harris County: HCSO

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Sunday, May 28, 2023
FM 1942 shutdown after multi-car fire in E. Harris Co, deputies say
Ten cars reportedly were damage in the salvage yard. No injuries were reported, according to officials.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- Multiple fire departments and law enforcement agencies responded to a multi-vehicle fire that shut down FM 1942 in both directions, in east Harris County, according to officials.

The fire reportedly started near a makeshift building in the 3600 block of FM 1942, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted.

According to officials, one car was reported to have caught fire and then spread across the salvage yard.

In total, 10 cars and one carport were impacted by the fire, officials said.

There were no injuries reported.

An investigation into what reportedly caused the fire is ongoing.