Friday, May 31, 2013

Four firefighters killed, five injured battling Houston blaze

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Four firefighters died and five others were injured on Friday when a roof collapsed during a blaze at a hotel and restaurant in southwest Houston, fire department and city officials said.

Fire Chief Terry Garrison told a news conference that firefighters were searching for people who may have been trapped inside when the roof gave way. "They were in the highest amount of risk possible because we thought we had some civilians in the structure," he said.

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5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Godspeed brothers

Anonymous said...

Hotels should have sprinklers.
Prayers for the families and friends.

Aldo Raine said...

Godspeed my brothers.

Anonymous said...

St. Florian, meet them at the Gates and guide them in.Peace to the HFD and their Families.

Anonymous said...

RIP Firefighters and prayers for the injured and families.