Houston firefighters say they have to use hose to clean out gas station in car wash

HOUSTON — Houston firefighters on Wednesday used a hose to wash away a car wash at a gas station and a car dealership, authorities said.

The fire department called the incident “unnecessary and unsafe” and said it had contacted the owner of the car wash and dealership, which were among the properties in the car lot that were damaged in the incident.

The department says it is investigating.