Tag: Regional Arson Task Force

Arrest Made in Mercedes Blaze That Destroyed 13 Vehicles

MERCEDES (KFXV) — An arrest was made in connection to a fire that broke out in Mercedes destroying 13 vehicles and displacing several residents. A teenager was arrested over the weekend, but the residents affected by this fire have not been able to return home. The fire broke out Friday morning at the Mercedes Court Apartments parking garage located on the 500 block of South Ohio Avenue. It destroyed 13 vehicles and displaced more than 20 people. Residents tell us they will be allowed back in their home once repairs are completed. Hidalgo County Fire Marshals along with the...

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Fire Destroys Over Ten Cars in Mercedes

Mercedes (KFXV) — Authorities investigate a fire that broke out at an apartment complex. Dozens of people were displaced and more than ten vehicles destroyed. This Mercedes court apartment resident says police told them to evacuate the building while fire crews extinguished the flames near their home…Authorities say the flames broke out around 2:30 this morning at the parking garage near the apartment complex on the 500 block of South Ohio Avenue. A total of 13 vehicles inside the garage were completely destroyed. Hidalgo County Fire Marshals along with the Regional Arson Task Force are helping the city’s fire...

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