Houston firefighter injured in apartment blaze

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A Houston firefighter suffered minor injuries during a fire off the Katy Freeway

A Houston firefighter was injured while battling a blaze in west Houston.

The fire broke out just before 5am at the Treehouse condominiums on the Katy Freeway and Queen Annes Road, near Chimney Rock.

The firefighter injured his back after he tripped while carrying some heavy equipment. HFD describes the injuries as minor, and say he is going to be okay. Fortunately, no one else was injured.

When firefighters arrived, they found heavy flames coming from a single condo. Some others sustained smoke damage, but the flames were contained to that one unit.

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