Amarillo Firefighter Injured in Blaze

Amarillo, TX - A house fire in Amarillo Wednesday afternoon sent one firefighter to the hospital.

The blaze broke out in a home in the 600 block of Fairmont St. shortly before 5 p.m.

Fire officials say they evacuated one woman and her pet. T

hey say an excessive amount of items in the home hampered their efforts to extinguish the fire.

The firefighter was take to Northwest Texas Hospital with a shoulder injury. The cause is still under investigation.