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Watch: Dramatic fire rescue in Houston

03/26/2014 7:18 AM

03/26/2014 7:21 AM

Gusty winds turned what had been a small rooftop fire into a massive blaze that destroyed a large apartment complex under construction near downtown Houston, authorities said. Dramatic raw video shows one construction worker rescued as the part of the building crumbles in flames.

Update: Karen Jones shot this cellphone video on Tuesday from her nearby office as the fire consumed the planned $50 million luxury apartment complex, AP reports.

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Worker says Houston fire left him no time to spare

Read more: Winds whip small fire, apartment complex leveled

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