OLATHE, Kan. — An observant resident is credited with saving a neighbor’s home in Johnson County.

According to the Olathe Fire Department, a caller noticed a fire on a neighbor’s deck and called for help.

Firefighters arrived at the home near 138th Terrace and Gallery Street around 2 p.m. and were able to quickly put out the fire.

A woman and a small child were inside the house at the time of the fire. They escaped safely according to firefighters.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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