Skip to Content

Family loses everything in Thanksgiving Day blaze

<i>KTRK</i><br/>This is all that is left of a Houston homre that burned to the ground on November 25 and destroyed all of the belongings of a family of four.
KRTK
KTRK
This is all that is left of a Houston homre that burned to the ground on November 25 and destroyed all of the belongings of a family of four.

By Roxie Bustamante

Click here for updates on this story

    HOUSTON (KTRK) — A mother of three is in need of help after they lost everything they owned in a townhome fire on Thanksgiving Day.

At least one person suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm townhome fire on Dashwood Drive at about 2 a.m. Thursday, according to the Houston Fire Department.

“My neighbor was calling me and calling me,” Luna said. “Then I answered and she said ‘Neighbor, neighbor, we tried to knock on the door but nobody answered.’ I said, ‘My son is over there.'”

Munic said he heard a crackling noise outside his bedroom early Thanksgiving morning, but he didn’t know what it was initially and went back to bed. Munic said when he woke up hours later, his room was filled with smoke.

“I went downstairs and it was just black,” Munic said. “I couldn’t even breathe, and the neighbors were like knocking on the door, and I walked out and started knocking on everybody’s door so they can get out.”

Munic said he got out before the floor and roof of their townhome collapsed.

Unfortunately, Luna said there is nothing salvageable from their home.

“Everything is collapsed. Everything is gone. We don’t have anything else,” Luna said. “Everything is lost.”

Arson investigators are now looking into the cause of the fire.

The blaze destroyed four of the buildings, and Luna was told there were not any vacant units available to place their family.

The family set up a GoFundMe page to help them rebuild their lives.

“I’m just thankful that everybody got out because it’s not livable at the moment,” Munic said. “Still hard to understand why things happen for a reason.”

Please note: This content carries a strict local market embargo. If you share the same market as the contributor of this article, you may not use it on any platform.

Author Profile Photo

CNN Newsource

Skip to content