Firefighter injured during northeast Harris County blaze

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

HOUSTON - A firefighter was injured Thursday while fighting a fire at a home in northeast Harris County.

The fire was reported about 8:30 p.m. on Gaston Street near Washington Street.

According to the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, several fire departments were dispatched to the scene of the blaze. 

A firefighter with the Aldine Fire and Rescue suffered a dislocated shoulder. The firefighter was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Investigators said it appears an electrical issue in the attic is to blame for the blaze.

No one who lives at the home was injured.

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