Burning fence forces evacuation

April 11, 2009 6:05:03 AM PDT
Residents in two homes on Houston's south side got out safely after a fire broke out overnight. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Around 11:30pm Friday, a homeowner noticed flames outside of his front door off Allison at S. Wayside. He checked it out and realized that a wooden fence was on fire.

His family got of the home and his neighbors also evacuated. The arson department is still trying to figure out what caused the blaze.

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