Woman jumps from apartment during large apartment fire in SW Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman had to jump from the second floor of her apartment to escape the flames of a large apartment fire in southwest Houston.

Houston firefighters responded to the apartment complex at the 9700 block of South Gessner around 6 p.m. Saturday.

Upon arrival, crews found the heavy flames and smoke coming from the building.

Officials say six occupied apartments were completely destroyed.

A woman at the scene told authorities she saw a man who was recently evicted pouring gasoline on the building.

The Red Cross is assisting the families affected by the fire.

Officials say no injuries were reported.
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