Sunnyside home catches fire, severely damaged

HOUSTON- A home is severely damaged after catching fire in Sunnyside early Sunday morning.

According the Houston Fire Department, they responded to a single-story wood-frame home on fire at Aledo Street and Edgar Street around 2:20 a.m.  

Upon arrival, crews found smoke and flames coming from the residence. Three people had already made it out of the home safely. 

The homeowner, a man in his 70s, said he was at home with his two adult sons. 

HFD said one of his sons had a space heater plugged in which is believed to be the source of the fire. 

The home suffered major damage.

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