Ship Fire Injures Two Texas Firefighters

Two South Texas firefighters have been hurt while battling a cargo ship fire sparked by welding, reports kgns.tv.

Corpus Christi Fire Department Captain James Brown said that both men apparently inhaled hot gas.

Brown says one firefighter was treated and released following the fire Tuesday afternoon aboard the Antonio at the port of Corpus Christi right next to the Harbor Bridge.

He says the other injured firefighter was improving Wednesday at a San Antonio hospital and should be released in a couple of days.

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