Five firefighters injured battling house fire

March 2, 2009 4:06:50 AM PST
Five Houston firefighters are recovering after they were injured putting out a house fire.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

They were called out to a burning home on Reed Road near Southbank in southeast Houston on Sunday. Firefighters rushed into the house on reports there were children inside. But no one was in there.

Two firefighters were burned, one on his hand and the other on his back. Three other firefighters received a slight shock because of a loose live wire at the home.

All of the firefighters are expected to be OK.

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