HOUSTON -

A plane at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport was evacuated after an electrical issue was reported in the cockpit, the Houston Fire Department confirmed.

The Houston Fire Department said the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit around 10 a.m. Tuesday on the airport's north ramp.

Officials said the United Express flight operated by SkyWest Airlines had left the gate from Terminal B and was taxiing to the runway  when the issue was reported. UA Flight 5201 was departing IAH for Palm Springs, California.

A spokesperson for SkyWest said the smoke was coming from an A/C unit.

Officials said 62 passengers and four crew members were on board the jet. All passengers were evacuated via a jet bridge and no injuries were reported.

"All passengers deplaned normally at the gate and are being reacommodated to Palm Springs," Skywest wrote in a statement.