3-alarm fire rips through North Richland Hills apartment

North Richland Hills: Fire damages apartment complex

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas -- A fire that tore through an apartment building is now under control Tuesay night. 

The fire started at about 6 p.m. at the Grayson Ridge Apartments at 6900 NE Loop 820 near Rufe Snow Drive. 

As flames went through the roofs of three-story buildings, firefighters quickly escalated the fire to two alarms, ordered firefighters out of the buildings for their safety and then escalated to a third alarm.

One firefighter was hurt after a big fall, but is expected to be ok. 

Neighboring fire departments including Richland Hills, Haltom City, Bedford, Keller and Colleyville provided assistance.

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