HOUSTON -

Arson crews are investigating the cause of a house fire in northwest Houston.

According to HFD the fire broke out Monday around 11:45 p.m. near the intersection of Lamonte Lane and Piney Woods Drive.

When crews arrived, they found a one story home with fire coming from the garage.

Firefighters made a fast attack and said they were able to knock the flames down in about 15 minutes.

A couple inside the house  escaped safely.