5 Firefighters Hurt Battling Blaze
POSTED: Monday, March 2, 2009
UPDATED: 6:28 am CST March 2, 2009
HOUSTON -- Five firefighters were hurt while they battled flames at a southeast Houston home, KPRC Local 2 reported.
The fire broke out on Reed Road near Southbank Street at about 5 p.m. Sunday.
Officials said three firefighters were shocked by a downed power line. They were taken to a hospital as a precaution.
One firefighter suffered burns on his hands and was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital for treatment. Another firefighter suffered burns on his back and was treated at the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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03-02-2009, 09:07 AM #1
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5 Firefighters Hurt Battling Blaze-HOUSTONAlways a day late and a dollar short!
03-02-2009, 07:35 PM #2
Scary stuff. I've got a bro-in-law who works for HFD. What a great group of guys in his house.
I hope these guys all make a full recovery and get back to doing the job they love.
03-02-2009, 08:12 PM #3
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To the Houston brothers who are on here....
Sounds like this one could of been MUCH worse. Thankfully it was not.
Hope everyone is doing OK. Please keep us posted if you can.
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