HOUSTON - Firefighters rescued a woman from a southwest Houston apartment building after it caught fire.
The blaze started around 9 p.m. Friday at the Brookhaven Apartments on Fondren Road and Wanda Lane. When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found one woman trapped on a stairwell in the building.
According to reports, firefighters managed to rescue her and bring her down a ladder to safety.
Firefighters said the blaze started on the bottom level of the complex. One apartment unit was destroyed by the fire; four other units suffered smoke and water damage.
Arson units are investigating the cause of the fire.
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