Southwest Inn sign engulfed in flames
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Four firefighters die in Houston, Texas hotel fire

1 June 2013 Last updated at 02:46 BST

Four US firefighters have been killed battling a fire in a hotel in Houston, Texas.

The blaze started in the Southwest Inn's restaurant and spread quickly. At least five other people were taken to hospital.

Houston Fire Department described it as as the worst fire in its 116-year history.

Julie Peacock reports.