Family loses home in fire

The family woke up when they smelled smoke

Published On: Jan 30 2013 02:15:38 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 05 2013 01:43:15 PM CST
KINGWOOD, Texas -

A Kingwood family lost their house in a fire Saturday morning.

Houston firefighters were dispatched to Highland Laurels Drive near Oak Wood Forest at around 1 a.m.

When firefighters arrived, the two-story home was engulfed in flames.

The family was asleep when the fire began, but woke up to the smell of smoke and escaped the burning home.

The backside roof collapsed partially and the home was destroyed.

Arson investigators were called to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire.