HOUSTON—The Houston Fire Department responded to an intense house fire in northeast Houston early Saturday morning.
Around 1:45 a.m., HFD arrived at a house on Leaftex near Plumtex to find a one-story house fully in flames, which forced firefighters to move defensively from the outside.
The residents were not at home at the time and no firefighters were injured. The cause of the fire is currently unknown and the possibility of arson is under investigation.
The electricity company was also called to the scene to handle powerlines downed in the fire.