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SPRING, Texas - An early morning fire on Emerson Ridge Drive may have been started by an electrical short, firefighters said Tuesday.

The fire was reported in the garage area of a home west of Spring around 4:30 a.m.

The Spring Fire Department said firefighters found a one-story home up in flames. They were able to quickly knock out the blaze.

A couple was home at the time but made it out safe.

It appeared two vehicles in the garage were burned.

Investigators said a preliminary investigation indicated an electrical short caused the fire.

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