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2 firefighters injured while battling apartment fire in north Houston

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HOUSTON – Two firefighters were transported to a hospital after battling an apartment fire in north Harris County, officials said. 

According to authorities, firefighters responded to reports of heavy flames coming from a vacant three-story apartment building at the Arbor Residents apartment complex around 9 a.m. at Northborough Drive and Rushcreek Drive. 

Officials said the fire took over six units in building number 12.

One of the firefighters sustained an ankle injury and another firefighter sustained a sprained back, authorities said. 

Officials said there was a fire at the same building two weeks ago and arson detectives are investigating the suspicious instances.