Colonial Heights family of 5 escapes house fire

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) — A family is safe after escaping from their burning home in Colonial Heights early Saturday morning.

Flames broke out at the home on Bermuda Avene near Boulevard just after midnight on Saturday.

Firefighters say they arrived to find heavy smoke and flames in the back of the one-story house.

Five people and a dog were able to get out unharmed, but they were displaced.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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