What the hell #Texas, massive hotel fire happening now in Houston?—
Marc T Grove (@mtgrove) May 31, 2013
Firefighters are currently battling a huge fire at a hotel in Houston.
The fire may have started in the hotel restaurant:
More frightening reports and footage, including news of trapped and injured firefighters:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the firefighters and everyone affected.
We will continue to monitor this situation and update with developments.
KHOU’s Doug Miller reports that so far, four firefighters have sustained injuries. Two of the firefighters are currently in critical condition:
All four have reportedly been taken to hospitals:
KHOU’s Miller has amended his initial report of two firefighters being critically injured to four:
The Houston Chronicle is reporting that six firefighters were injured:
And that the fire broke out at a restaurant adjacent to the hotel.
God bless those brave firefighters. May they rest in peace.