House Fire Endangers U of M Football Players

An early morning house fire near the University of Michigan campus injured one university football player and endangered others.

Fire crews were called to the home around 4 a.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames.

One player hurt his back jumping out of a window. Three others were taken to the hospital, treated for minor injuries, and then released.

In all, 12 people escaped the blaze. The cause remains under investigation.