7 People Escape Northeast House Fire

Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 8:27am

EL PASO - Firefighters are investigating the cause of a house fire in Northeast El Paso.

Crews were called out to the 38-hundred block of Mountain Ave. at about 6:30p.m. Wednesday.

Smoke was reportedly coming from the back of the house.

According to George DeLaTorre, Public Affairs Coordinator with the El Paso Fire Department, seven people were inside the home.  They all managed to escape safely. 

It took firefighters less than 15 minutes to put out the fire.

Damages are estimated at $20,000.


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