HOUSTON -

Arson officials are investigating after a pickup truck caught fire in front of a northeast Houston home.

It happened around 1:10 a.m. Monday at a house on Allwood near Weaver.

Officials said Houston firefighters responded to the house to find a pickup in the driveway on fire.

Firefighters were able to prevent the fire from spreading to the house.

The homeowner told authorities that he had parked the vehicle Sunday night and does not know why it would have caught fire unless someone set it.

Arson authorities were called to scene to investigate.