Fire Reignites in Frisco Apartment Day After a Man is Hospitalized, 2 Firefighters Hurt

The resident remains hospitalized, but the firefighters have since been released

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A fire at an apartment that sent a man to the hospital early Wednesday and injured two firefighters reignited early Thursday.

According to the Frisco Fire Department, firefighters responded to the fire at the Cortland at Stonebriar apartments located in the 9000 block of Gaylord Parkway at approximately 1:12 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters said the flames quickly spread to multiple units.

Officials said when firefighters arrived, they began rescue efforts and called for firefighters from multiple other departments including Allen, Plano, Prosper, and McKinney to respond to the scene.

According to officials, departments from Little Elm and The Colony also responded to assist with local calls.

Officials said a resident was injured during the fire and was treated at the scene by Frisco firefighters. The resident transported to Medical City Plano with burn and respiratory injuries, officials said.

Two Frisco firefighters also suffered minor injuries and were transported to a local hospital as a precaution, officials said. The firefighters have since been released from the hospital.

Early Thursday, firefighters said flames ignited in the attic level of the building. No injuries were reported. Crews said 60 of the building's 260 units are damaged.

Officials said the cause of the fire is under investigation, and the number of displaced residents has not yet been determined.

The apartment building housed 260 units in total, officials said.

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