Massive Fire Destroys Apartment Building In Downtown Houston

A five-alarm fire leveled a Texas apartment complex that was under construction in downtown Houston. No injuries reported.

A massive fire broke out in downtown Houston on Tuesday, destroying a residential building that was under construction. No injuries have been reported and only one person, a construction worker, needed to be rescued from the scene. Houston Fire Department reports that all fire fighters are OK, too.

2. Photo captured just after the fire started.

3. Things escalated quickly.

HFD says no reported injuries so far in this four-alarm fire at West Dallas and Montrose in #Houston. #KHOU

— The Bishop (@BillBishopKHOU)

7. Video uploaded to YouTube shows different views of the fire from around the city.

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