Two escape vehicle fire on SR-249 near HCSO District 5 in Tomball

Posted on Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 at 2:34 pm    

HARRIS COUNTY, TX — Two people escaped a vehicle fire Monday morning on Texas Highway 249 near the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for District 5 in Tomball, according to Captain J. Shannon.

The incident occurred on the northbound lanes approaching Westlock Drive and was first reported by HCSO shortly before 9:30 a.m.

It was unclear whether or not a collision led up to the event, but the driver and passenger were able to leave the vehicle without injuries.

Footage shared by the District 5 office shows a light-colored SUV fully engulfed in flames.

No further information has been released.

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