Home destroyed, pets killed in massive southeast Harris County fire

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A home was destroyed Tuesday in a massive fire in southeast Harris County.

The fire broke out just after 3:30 a.m. at a home on Corkwood at Grapewood Drive.

Firefighters said the homeowners were away for the weekend and no was home at the time of the fire. There were pets inside that did not survive, the fire chief said.

Firefighters were able to get the fire under control, but were putting out hot spots.

Investigators believe the cause of the fire might have been electrical and continue to investigate. 

No one was hurt.