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Man killed in fire at northeast Houston home

HOUSTON – An overnight fire in northeast Houston took the life of one man.

Firefighters said the fire started just before midnight in a second floor bedroom inside a home in the 6100 block of Bending Oaks St.

Firefighters found the man's body in the bedroom after they got the flames under control.

The man's sister, who safely escaped, was already outside when crews arrived.

She said she didn't know her brother was inside the home.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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