Homestead House and Wiggins Furniture of Conroe are teaming up with the Autmumnwood Apartment Complex to assist families whose components were destroyed by a fire Saturday night. The complex has been in a position to temporarily house people who were displaced after lightning struck the attic area around 10 p.m. and destroyed eight units occupied by 41 people, according to Homestead House Managing Partner Chris Pfeiffer. Over six fire trucks, including components in Conroe, Needham, and Caney Creek Conroe police officers and EMS personnel rushed in 2021 Plantation Drive, north of the Interstate 45-North Loop 336 intersection. At the night of the fire, the American Red Cross responded to help the displaced inhabitants by distributing blankets, water and launching cases where necessary, according to MaryJane Mudd, police officer, American Red Cross According to City of Conroe fire code, a building that’s 10,000 square feet or greater in size must have fire sprinklers installed; some current unprotected buildings of that size that have undergone greater than just a 50 percent remodel must put in sprinklers, also.
Furniture businesses that are Conroe help apartment fire families