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INWOOD NORTH, Texas Firefighters said a Ford F-150 pickup truck caught fire in the driveway of a northwest Harris County home, setting the home on fire.

It happened around 9 p.m. Thursday, according to a spokesman for the Northwest Fire Department.

Firefighters were called to Briarwood Forest and Moonlight Forest where they found the front of the home on fire. They were able to quickly put it out before the flames spread.

A family inside at the time was able to escape safely.

Firefighters said it appeared something malfunctioned on the truck, starting the fire.

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