Firefighter injured while battling blaze near downtown Houston

HOUSTON

It happened at a home on Caroline near McIlhenny just before 1:30am Sunday.

The entire home was up in flames when crews arrived, but no one was inside.

Houston Fire Department officials said one firefighter twisted an ankle while trying to put out the blaze. That firefighter was sent to an area hospital as a precaution and later released.

The house was destroyed. There is no word yet on what caused the fire.

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