Four fire fighters die in a massive five-alarm blaze

[lin_video src=×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1370136155&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4080790&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1370136155 type=script]HOUSTON, Tex.– It’s a risk every firefighter must face– rushing into a burning building to help those trapped inside. They risk their lives to do this, and sometimes they give their lives. This was the case for four firefighters in Houston.

They died fighting a five-alarm fire at a motel and an adjoining restaurant along a heavily-trafficked expressway in the Texas city. High temperatures and humidity, as well as winds, made it a difficult task for at least one hundred units and more than 150 firefighters fighting to control the flames.

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