My GPS Caught Fire, I need advice

First off I'm quite a newbie to electonics, I apologize, I'm still learning. I recently built my drone, it worked for the most part but the GPS caught fire. It turns out the set of wires that connect the pixhawk to the GPS module melted and burned out for some reason. 

I'm trying to diagnose why this happened but I have little to no electonics knowledge to know where to look or start. I'd apprecaite any ideas as to why this happened as well as any advice to prevent this from happening again (I would rather not burn my house down lol).

 

Thanks in advance

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