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Mom tosses baby from balcony to escape apartment fire

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - At least 10 people were hospitalized after an apartment fire early Wednesday in Houston, CBS affiliate KHOU reports.

The two-alarm fire broke out at the Villages of Copperfield Apartment homes in northwest Harris County and firefighters were still battling the blaze as of 5:00 a.m., the station reported.

Some residents were forced to jump from second-floor balconies to escape the flames, witnesses say. A woman said she had to drop her 13-month-old baby to safety to a neighbor, who caught the child, KHOU's Drew Karedes reported.

One resident reportedly broke his foot while jumping from a balcony and the the extent of the other injuries is not yet known, the station reported