PHOTOS: Montrose Costume Shop Vintage Oasis Burns Down

If Houstonians hold our breath even slightly when we hear or read about a fire, you'll have to forgive us. We just lost four firefighters a week ago. Last night around 12:30 a.m., a fire engulfed the Vintage Oasis costume shop at 1512 Westheimer. Fortunately, no one was inside but a firefighter was treated for exhaustion due to the heat according to KTRK Channel 13.

One of our regular photographers just happened to be near the scene and snapped a few quick photos.

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Jeff Balke is a writer, editor, photographer, tech expert and native Houstonian. He has written for a wide range of publications and co-authored the official 50th anniversary book for the Houston Rockets.
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