Initial reports stated a victim was trapped on February 1, 2021. Units arrived to find smoke and after entering the room where the fire was said to be found the Fire Sprinkler System had already extinguished it. The female in the room was uninjured. According to Porter Fire Chief Carter Johnson, strict fire regulations in Montgomery County were responsible for the minimal damage this morning. Years ago, Montgomery County Fire Marshal Jimmy Williams started upgrading fire regulations in the county. One of those he pushed for and got was Fire Sprinkler Systems in all commercial buildings.
Montgomery County Fire Marshal office has been trying to bring all the Hotel, Motel and Multi-Family dwelling up to the code in the county. Fire Sprinkler Texas has got lot phone call from the business to take care of their Fire Sprinkler needs.