Houston Fire Critically Injures 2 FirefightersBy: Sean Patterson - May 31, 2013
Houston firefighters this afternoon responded to a fire at a Bhojan Restaurant in Houston. According to the Houston Fire Department, the blaze injured four firefighters, who were take to hospitals in the area. The call for the fire went out just after noon on Friday, and by 1 pm the fire was upgraded to 5-alarm status. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.
According to a Houston Chronicle report, the fire had quickly spread to a Southwest Inn beside the restaurant, as well as a nearby sports bar and disco. Police closed traffic in the area, including freeway ramps.
Two of the injured firefighters are reportedly in critical condition. No other injuries or deaths have been reported.
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