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Woman escapes house fire in northeast Houston

HOUSTON – A woman escaped a fire at her home in northeast Houston, according to officials.

The fire started Thursday around 11:55 p.m. in the bedroom of a two-story home on Wayne and Crane.

According to investigators, the woman was home alone at the time and was able to get out on her own.

A firefighter sprained his ankle and was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.