Pasadena firefighter pinned between 2 firetrucks during apartment fire

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Pasadena firefighter pinned during apartment fire
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The firefighter was caught between two firetrucks while setting up a ladder truck during an apartment fire call overnight.

PASADENA, Texas (KTRK) -- A Pasadena firefighter was injured Wednesday while responding to an apartment fire.

It happened around 5:45 a.m. in the 3900 block of Burke near Fairmont.

The firefighter became pinned between two firetrucks while setting up an aerial ladder truck, authorities said.

The firefighter was transported to a hospital. There was no word on the extent of the firefighter's injuries.

Crews were responding to a fire at an apartment complex where someone was cooking and smoking when they fell asleep, according to the Pasadena Fire Dept.

The fire was contained to one apartment unit. No one else was hurt.

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