Firefighter Injured in Houston Apartment Fire

A firefighter was taken to the hospital Monday morning after fighting a fire in northwest Houston, reports The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/WzeSs8).

The fire broke out about 5 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 6100 block of Antoine, north of Tidwell, officials said.

Residents were evacuated from the building, which was damaged by fire and smoke.

One firefighter was taken to a nearby hospital for minor injuries, officials said. No further information about the injuries was available.

As many as 135 residents living in 55 units have been affected by the fire. About a dozen Red Cross volunteers and a mobile crisis unit were dispatched to the scene for assistance.

 

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