4 Houston firefighters die while responding to 5-alarm fire

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posted on May, 31 2013 @ 05:42 PM
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Please send your prayers and/or positive thoughts to the families of these brave folks. Houston is hurting tonight for sure.



May 31: Firefighters gather at the scene of a fire where four firefighters were killed battling a a five-alarm blaze at a restaurant and hotel in southwest Houston. (Reuters)
Four Houston firefighters died Friday while responding to a massive 5-alarm fire at a motel, a city official told FoxNews.com. The local medical examiner's office says three victims died at the scene, while the fourth died at a hospital. Five others were injured and are hospitalized for chest pains or leg injuries. MyFoxHouston.com reported that over 100 firefighters battled the blaze in sweltering temperatures.

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edit on 5/31/2013 by Neysa because: (no reason given)


edit on 5/31/2013 by Neysa because: add pic






 
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