Father, children escape apartment fire

March 1, 2009 6:43:36 AM PST
Two young children and a father are safe after a fire broke out in their southwest Houston apartment. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Around 9:45pm Saturday, Houston firefighters found fire and smoke inside an upstairs unit at an apartment complex off Harwin near Point West. It appears an air conditioning unit sparked the blaze.

The man who lives there says the AC unit was off at the time of the fire.

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