Store clerk escapes fire without injury in west Harris County

The fire was put out quickly but the store still suffered water and smoke damage.

May 15, 2013 5:22:41 AM PDT
A convenience store clerk had to run outside after the store caught fire overnight in west Harris County.

It happened at the Valero gas station on North Eldridge at West Road around midnight. Firefighters knocked out the fire before it could spread, but the store suffered smoke and water damage.

Investigators say the fire started in the cashier's booth, but the exact cause is unknown.

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