Firefighters rescue woman from burning apartment complex in SW Houston

Fire crews had to rescue some residents from balconies after a blaze erupted at a southwest Houston apartment complex Friday night.

April 27, 2013 4:17:20 AM PDT
Arson investigators are looking into what caused an apartment complex to catch fire last night in southwest Houston.

The fire started just after 8:30pm at the Brookhaven Apartments near Fondren and Wanda.

When firefighters arrived, a woman was trapped on a second floor balcony. Crews sent a ladder up to the woman and she climbed down.

Houston Fire Department officials say one apartment on the ground floor was destroyed, and four others sustained heavy smoke and water damage.

In the end, no one was hurt.

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