Man dies in NW Houston apartment fire

August 15, 2010 4:30:14 PM PDT
A man is dead after a fire in his apartment in northwest Houston. Firefighters say when they got to the victim's apartment off Mangum and West 34th this morning, the windows were blackened. They found a couch smoldering and the place filled with smoke.

Fire officials say it looks like the man left a cigarette burning and went to bed. They say he wasn't able to get out. His name hasn't been released.