Man thinking he's hearing burglars wakes up to fire in carport

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(Source: Dan Gonzales, Phoenix Fire Department) (Source: Dan Gonzales, Phoenix Fire Department)
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A man asleep on his couch woke up after hearing what he said sounded like someone breaking into his home early Monday morning.

Instead, he found his carport was on fire.

Firefighters arriving at the home near 3000 N. 27th Street escorted him to safety.

The man, who was in the home alone, escaped injury.

 The cause of the fire is not known.

A fire investigator was called to the scene to begin looking for a cause.

[Google map: 3000 N. 27th Street]

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