Security guard pulls man out of burning apartment

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NORTHWEST HOUSTON -- A security guard saves a man trapped inside a northwest Houston apartment fire.

According to Houston fire officials a family of four was inside their apartment at this complex off of Pitner when it caught on fire around 4am.

The father and mother along with their young child got out safely but the grandfather was trapped in the flames.

A security guard rushed inside and pulled him out.

The family and security guard were treated for smoke inhalation. The flames are under control but the cause of the fire is under investigation.