Bayfront Towers Fire
Wednesday, March 31st - Official Determination of Cause of Fire
The official statement from Fire Marshal Tony Russo for the cause of the fire at the Bayfront Towers is: Accidental, Undetermined.
Any other questions should be directed to the Fire Marshal’s office. Fire Marshal Russo can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, March 30th - Red Cross Information and Donations
For residents of the Bayfront Towers impacted by the fire that took place yesterday: Please contact the Red Cross for assistance at 713-498-7810. They will be able to assist you while you are displaced from your home, as well as provide other services. Donations are being accepted and coordinated by St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church of Nassau Bay. If you wish to donate, please call 281-333-2384.
Monday, March 29th
[7:30PM] Update from the City of Nassau Bay regarding displaced residents: The American Red Cross will be setting up an intake shelter for residents displaced from the fire that occurred earlier today at the Bayfront Towers. Residents in need of assistance should go to St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church, located at 18300 Upper Bay Rd, Nassau Bay, TX 77058. Residents of the Bayfront Towers should expect to be contacted by the Homeowners' Association (HOA) when it is safe to return. Residents may also check the City's website and social media over the next three days for status updates.
[6:20PM] At this time, the cause of the fire is unknown. Over 100 firefighters with 14 agencies have responded. Along with firewalls and the rapid response of surrounding agencies, the fire’s spread was able to be contained. Approximately 16 units were damaged by fire, and multiple units damaged by smoke and water. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The City has reached out to the Red Cross and displaced residents in need will be assisted by them. Still reporting no injuries.