Flames From Houston Construction Site Fire Visible for '10 Miles'

A three-alarm fire at an apartment complex under construction near Houston on October 14 was visible for at least 10 miles, local news reports said.

This footage, recorded by Jeff Welch, shows the fire raging in Katy, Texas, shortly before 7 am.

ABC 13 reported the fire broke out before 6.30 am and flames spread to other structures near the site.

Two four-story apartment buildings were leveled by the blaze. There were 50 to 60 apartments in each building, KHOU said.

The cause of the blaze was unknown by early October 14. Credit: Jeff Welch via Storyful

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