According to a report from KHOU, firefighters from the Houston (HFD) and Pasadena (PFD) Fire Departments in Texas were called to a massive apartment complex just before 5 a.m. Tuesday morning in which a husband and wife were rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
Fire crews were dispatched to Shaver Street and Allen-Genoa Shaver for heavy fire showing. As of 6:15 a.m., crews continued fighting the flames at the three-alarm fire. By 7 a.m. mostly smoke was coming from the buildings.
The Pasadena fire marshal said the woman who was pulled from the scene was airlifted to a nearby hospital. Her husband suffered burns over 30 percent of his body and was transported to the hospital by ambulance.
The fire was reported as being under control just before 7:30 a.m. It’s suspected that the fire began on the first floor and spread up and into the attic, impacting about 20 units.