Man dies in Houston-area house fire, cause sought

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Associated Press

Posted on May 12, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Updated Monday, May 12 at 10:03 AM

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a man has died in a Houston-area house fire but two other people in the home escaped unharmed.

Houston Fire Department officials say the fire happened Sunday night at a home in Missouri City.

Authorities say the man's body was discovered in the front of the home after the fire was contained. Firefighters say two of the man's relatives managed to get out of the house.

Investigators are trying to determine what sparked the blaze.

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