Beyoncé's childhood home in Houston caught fire on Christmas morning

A Houston home previously owned by Beyoncé Knowles' family caught fire early Christmas morning. (AP via Fred Coomer/Houston Chronicle)

Houston (KIAH) – Beyoncé's childhood home caught fire on Christmas morning, although the home's current occupants were able to escape unharmed, authorities said.

Firefighters in Houston were called to a house fire in the city's Third Ward. “The fire was under control in about 10 minutes,” said Houston Fire Department District Chief Justin Barnes. Houston Chronicle.

Beyoncé's childhood house fire
A Houston home previously owned by Beyoncé Knowles' family caught fire early Christmas morning. (AP via Fred Coomer/Houston Chronicle)

The family living in the home – a couple and their two young children – were able to evacuate before firefighters arrived.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

Rosedale St. The house, located in , was built in 1946, according to the Associated Press. The Knowles family purchased the home in 1982, shortly after Beyoncé's birth. They lived there until she was 5 years old.

Knowles also took photos of the property for her in September while he was in his hometown Renaissance World Tour.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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