WATCH: Dramatic video captures firefighters rescuing family from burning building
HOUSTON - Harrowing video footage shows firefighters rescuing a woman and her three children from the second floor of an apartment building as flames raced through the structure.
Early Monday morning, fire crews climbed a ladder to the second-story balcony and plucked the children from their mother's arms. She was pulled to safety as well.
Houston media outlet, KTRK-TV, spoke to mom Margaret Williams. "We went to the closet to get clothes and shoes. We seen the smoke collapsing in the roof inside the apartment. I just grabbed my kids and went," she said.
No injuries were reported.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Gunfire erupts near Cortana Mall; Person grazed by bullet on CATS bus
Businesses near LSU adjust to crowd fall semester brings
Vehicle submerged in ditch along I-10 West near College Drive
Central homeowner dealing with backed up drainage, seeks city's help
Person grazed by bullet on CATS bus