Islamic institute catches fire in southeast Houston

HOUSTON -- A fire has broken out at an Islamic community and education center in Houston.

The Houston Fire Department responded around 5:30am this morning to a structure fire at the Quba (KOH'-buh) Islamic Institute.

Flames could be seen burning a structure.

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Authorities had no immediate reports of anyone hurt or a possible cause of the fire.

Further details weren't immediately available.

A message left with the Quba Islamic Institute wasn't immediately returned Friday. The organization's website says the institute, which opened in 2013, offers community services and also operates an Islamic school.
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