Family escapes house fire uninjured
Monday, Oct. 4, at 9:45 a.m. emergency crews responded to a structure fire in the 500 block of First Street in Madras.
Fire crews noticed light smoke coming from the front door of the two-story house.
The family, two adults and three children, made it out safely. According to the fire district report on medical technicians treated one of the occupants for smoke inhalation on the scene but did not transport the patient to the hospital.
Crews located the fire in a back room being used as an office. They quickly extinguished the fire.
Damage was contained to that one room with smoke and water damage in the hallway.
The fire district notified the Red Cross to help the family.
Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire.
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