Firefighting

Report Released on Fatal Houston Hotel Fire

Problems with radio communications are among one of the findings of a 193 page report by a committee within the Houston Fire Department that investigated a fatal motel fire that killed four firefighters, reports abc13.com

In May 2013, four firefighters lost their lives while battling a massive fire at the Southwest Inn Motel. It was the deadliest accident in the history of the Houston Fire Department.

More than a year after the fire, the department has released its final report and recommendations.

Firefighters Anne Sullivan and Robert Garner, Engineer Operator Robert Bebee, and Senior Captain Matthew Renaud were all killed while battling the fire at the Southwest Inn hotel in May 2013.