On Saturday, January
6, 2018, shortly after 8:00 AM, smoke and flames were reported coming from a
house in the 4200 block of Jamaica Cove.
Officer Hardin of the Jamaica Beach
Police Department was dispatched along with Jamaica Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. and Galveston Fire Dept. Station 7.
When police and fire units arrived the residence was fully engulfed in
At the time of the fire, the resident was able to get out of the
home with her three dogs without any injury.
After a preliminary investigation
it was established that the fire was believed to have been caused by an
electrical outlet and there was no suspected arson involved in the
Notice in photo directly above one of the owners pet dogs, paws upon the right side of the porch rail waiting to be rescued. It was rescued safely. Photos from various Facebook sites sent to The Police News