Family escapes North Park house fire

Posted at 5:58 AM, Jul 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-19 08:58:25-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A family with small children escaped from a fire that ripped through their North Park home early Thursday morning.

San Diego Fire-Rescue officials said crews responded to the blaze on Mississippi Street just before 3:30 a.m.

According to fire officials, the fire started in the attic of the home and spread to the home’s second-story addition.

A couple, their three young children and the family dog were able to safely flee the home.

Officials said the house did not appear to be a total loss.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.