Firefighter injured battling house fire

January 12, 2009 5:02:09 AM PST
A firefighter was hurt overnight fighting a two-alarm house fire in northeast Harris County.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Firefighters were called out to the home on Swan Meadow at Bishopsgate just after midnight. Crews quickly began putting the flames when they arrived, but one firefighter was hit by part of the falling roof. He was burned on the ear and was treated on scene. He then went back to fighting the fire.

No one was home at the time. But firefighters say they had a hard time battling the flames due to the clutter inside the home. The house was a total loss.

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