HOUSTON –- An elderly couple and other family members made a safe escape after their southeast Houston home caught fire overnight, firefighters said.
The fire was reported on Overdale Street near Southbank around 12:30 a.m. Monday.
Firefighters said the family smelled smoke and went to a neighbor’s to call 911. It was determined an electrical short in a wall sparked the fire.
The damage was limited, and no injuries were reported.