House fire spreads to neighboring duplex

Woman burned while trying to get out of burning home

Published On: Mar 14 2013 06:52:05 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 14 2013 11:32:41 AM CDT

A woman was hurt after a house fire broke out early Thursday morning in the Montrose area.

Houston firefighters said the fire broke out on West Saulnier near Stanford about 3:45 a.m.

The fire spread to a duplex next door before firefighters were able to get it under control.

Firefighters had to pull a second alarm to get more manpower to the scene, who managed to keep the fire from spreading to a third home.

Everyone managed to get out of the homes, but a woman suffered burns on her hand and forehead. Firefighters said smoke detectors alerted the residents to the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Photos: House fire spreads to duplex

Published On: Mar 14 2013 09:44:00 AM CDT

A fire breaks out at a home in the Montrose area and spreads to a home next door.

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Josh Verde