Man seriously injured in Tuesday morning blaze
A man had to be taken by helicopter to a Metroplex hospital Monday night after fire broke out in a Graham apartment complex.
Graham Fire Chief Jerry David said Tuesday morning that a blaze erupted shortly before 1 a.m. in the back patio of apartment 122 at the Indiana Crossing Apartments, located at Indiana and Shawnee streets. Firefighters contained the blaze to that apartment, although the two adjacent apartments sustained smoke and water damage. Their residents were not injured in the fire.
Three people – two women and a man – were in the apartment at the time of the fire. While the women were able to escape, the man was trapped upstairs, so leapt from a window. He has possible broken bones and burns over a significant portion of his body, David said. The victim’s name had not been released as of presstime Tuesday.
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