FIRST ON CBS7: Fire contained at house off East 42nd near Permian High School

ODESSA, Tx (KOSA) -- UPDATE: Firefighters say this afternoon's fire off of East 42nd Street is under control.

Investigators say it started in a storage unit then moved into the house itself. The house was unoccupied.

One firefighter was taken to this hospital with minor injuries.


Odessa Firefighters are at the scene of a fire in the 1600 block of E. 42nd Street.

A City of Odessa spokesperson says nearby residents are being evacuated.

Odessa Police have shut down eastbound lanes on 42nd Street.

We have crews on the way and will have more information here online and on CBS7 News a 5:00 and 6:00.