House fire on Sam Houston Drive

Authorities say no one was inside the home at the time of the fire

VICTORIA, Texas – A fire broke out at a Victoria home on Friday, July 30, 2021. The fire was located between the 1800 block of Sam Houston Dr. and Lenora Dr. Traffic was down to a single lane in both directions while first responders managed the fire.

Victoria Fire Department Assistant Chief Shannon Martin says that no one was inside the home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries.

We also spoke with Victoria Fire Department Engineer Michael McDaniels who said the fire has now been contained.

“The first units on scene noticed there was smoke and fire coming from the residence. Bystanders on scene stated that it was a house under construction,” said McDaniels.

This is still an ongoing investigation and we will have the latest information as soon as we have it.