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Car crashes into home, sets fire in west Houston

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HOUSTON – A suspected drunk driver crashed their car into home and set it on fire in West Houston.

Police said the driver ran into the house on Olympia Street on Sunday around 5 a.m.

The car hit a gas meter, caught fire and then crashed into the back of the house. The home suffered fire and smoke damage.

There were people inside the home at the time and no one was injured.

The driver of the car fled the scene.