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HOUSTON -- A husband and wife safely escaped their burning home late Monday, firefighters said.

The fire was reported on Piney Woods at Lamonte around 11:45 p.m.

Houston firefighters said they arrived and found flames shooting from the garage. The fire started to spread through the attic, but firefighters were able to put it out before it spread farther.

A cause for the fire is under investigation.

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