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One injured, multiple rescued in apartment fire near University of Houston

Houston Chronicle logo Houston Chronicle 12/2/2020 Anna Bauman
a group of people riding on the back of a truck © Houston Fire Department

Houston firefighters rescued multiple residents from a fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon at an apartment complex near the University of Houston, officials said.

Firefighters extinguished the flames shortly after 1:30 p.m. at 4463 N. MacGregor Way, according to the Houston Fire Department. Officials evacuated the building, rescued multiple people and transported one person to the hospital with unknown injuries.

People should avoid the area due to a heavy presence of emergency personnel.

It was not immediately clear what sparked the fire.

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