Family survives fire, but significant damage done to home

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FOX 4 viewer Tristin Lair shared this photo of the fire on Twitter.

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OLATHE, Kan. -- A family of five survived a fire on Tuesday night, but the blaze cause significant damage to their home. Firefighters arrived to the scene shortly after 8 p.m.

The family said they smelled smoke and were able to get out on their own. Olathe Fire Chief Jeff DeGraffenreid said the fire started in the garage and spread to the home. The garage and the kitchen are reported to be total losses.

FOX 4 viewer Tristin Lair shared this photo of the fire on Twitter.
FOX 4 viewer Tristin Lair shared this photo of the fire on Twitter.

The Red Cross is assisting three adults and two children who lived in the home. Authorities said there were no working smoke detectors in the home, and urge people to check theirs at home.

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