Close call for Harris County Texas firefighter as he attempts to make his way out of a fire. It appears that he climbed onto the beam of an already charred roof when it then collapses. Â It’s still unclear as to why the firefighter was working inside the structure. Video was shot by helicopter above. Reports indicate the firefighter was not hurt during this incident.
“The fire was reported around 12:30 p.m. at the Village of Copperfield apartments located at the 15400 block of Point Northwest Blvd.
Views from Air 11 showed several Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department crews on the scene. They found heavy fire and smoke coming from second floor apartments in building No. 15. One firefighter fell as he or she climbed on top of the roof. The roof gave way, dropping the firefighter to the ground. A captain tells KHOU 11 the firefighter who fell was not hurt.