HOUSTON -

Firefighters are on the scene of a massive house fire in the Memorial area.

The blaze happened in the 12000 block of Taylorcrest. From Sky 2, heavy fire and smoke could be seen pouring from the residence.

HFD says the flames were in the right front of the home when crews arrived. Around 50 firefighters were on scene to battle the fire. Firefighters are still putting out hot spots.

No one was home when the blaze started.

Local 2 News has learned that the homeowner is a geography teacher at Memorial High School.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.