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Huge fire destroys home in north Houston

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HOUSTON – Firefighters are investigating a large house fire in north Houston.

According to firefighters, the home on North Main and 40th Street was completely engulfed in flames by the time they arrived around 2 a.m. Thursday.

A homeless man was taking shelter inside the home before the fire started, firefighters said.

He was not hurt.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.