House explosion rocks Houston neighborhood

HOUSTON, TX (NBC) - A house exploded in Houston on Friday, showering surrounding homes with debris.

Neighbors contacted firefighters after they heard a massive blast that shook the neighborhood.

The roof of the home was completely blown off and witnesses say there was a fire that followed.

Neighbors rushed to the scene because they knew an elderly couple that lived there.

Luckily, the couple were both at work at the time of the blast and no one was hurt.

Firefighters are still investigating the actual cause of the explosion.