HOUSTON — A firefighter was injured Monday afternoon while battling a 3-alarm apartment fire near Hobby Airport.

Officials said the firefighter was hit by a truck and taken to the hospital with minor injuries. He was released from the hospital later Monday night.

Multiple firefighters battled the large fire at 8200 Broadway Street.

Air 11 flew over the scene. Flames and smoke were seen coming out of an apartment on the second floor of the three-story complex.

One person was rescued by a ladder truck.

A total of three units were affected by flames. Other units suffered damage from smoke.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. 

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