HOUSTON — Multiple people were rescued from a fire Wednesday at a senior living facility near the University of Houston campus, officials confirmed.
Houston firefighters responded at 12:54 p.m. to the Beall Village Apartments at 4463 N. MacGregor Way near Calhoun Road. They arrived to find smoke and fire coming from the second floor.
Firefighter were able to extinguish the fire, which was confined to one unit, within an hour.
Investigators said one person suffered from burns on their hands and was taken to the hospital. Their injuries aren't lethal, so they're expected to be OK.
Twenty people were evacuated in total, but no other injuries were reported. There was some water and smoke damage to the apartment unit.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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