Firefighter injured while battling apartment fire in Cypress

Smoke and flames are seen during an apartment building fire in Cypress, Texas, on Jan. 17, 2021.
Smoke and flames are seen during an apartment building fire in Cypress, Texas, on Jan. 17, 2021. (Capt. Daniel Arizpe/Cy-Fair FD)

CYPRESS, Texas – A firefighter was injured Sunday while battling an apartment fire in Cypress.

The two-alarm fire was reported about 5:30 p.m. on York Meadows Drive, near the intersection of West Little York Road and State Highway 6.

Officials said the firefighter, who was injured in a fall, and was treated at the scene.

Two residents were also treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

The fire damaged eight units.


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