Elderly man escapes burning home

August 21, 2008 3:36:58 AM PDT
An elderly man made it to safety after his home caught fire.It happened around 2:15am on Ellington near De Priest. Firefighters found heavy flames coming from the back of the one story home in northwest Houston. Crews were able to put the flames out quickly.

Firefighters believe an electrical problem is to blame.

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