Firefighter falls through roof at house fire in northeast Houston

Officials say a Houston firefighter was injured after falling through the roof of this home (Marvin Suggs)

April 20, 2013 5:06:33 AM PDT
A firefighter fell through off roof while fighting flames in northeast Houston overnight.

Firefighters were called to a burning home on Onslow at Langley around 11:30pm and quickly put out flames. The firefighter who fell was ventilating the roof when the accident happened, officials said.

Officials say the firefighter cut his face and received a few stitches. He was treated and released from an area hospital.

No one was at the home when the fire started. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

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