Couple escapes house fire in Bellaire

The homeowner says he heard the garage open, went to investigate and discovered the fire.

December 28, 2010 5:59:34 AM PST
A fire ripped through a home in Bellaire overnight. Luckily the homeowner was able to get him and his wife out just in time. Firefighters were called out to the home on Jim West near Baldwin around 1:45am. The homeowner says he heard his garage door open and when he went to check it out he noticed the fire. He got his wife and ran outside.

Firefighters were able to tap it out in 20 minutes. The cause is still under investigation.