HOUSTON -

Two firefighters were injured and transported to the hospital after battling a two-alarm apartment fire in northwest Houston.

Firefighters responded to a call in the 1800 block of Wirt Rd. and Amelia Rd. around 4 a.m. Thursday, according to Houston Fire Department.

A three-story unit was engulfed with flames, officials said.

One firefighter fell through the roof and and had tests performed at Memorial Hermann Hospital. He is expected to be OK.

A second firefighter was injured, but the nature of his injury was not released. He was treated at Memorial Hermann Hospital and released.

Flames gutted the building, officials said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Photos: 2-alarm fire destroys building

Published On: Dec 27 2012 08:40:17 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 27 2012 10:09:56 AM CST

A two-alarm fire gutted an apartment building. Two firefighter were hurt while battling the blaze.

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