Family Escapes House Fire

A Mercer County family escaped a fire in their home late Wednesday night.

The fire broke out after 11:30 p.m. at a home on Parson's Lane.

Four people were inside at the time.

When firefighters arrived, the residents were trying to put out the fire with a garden hose.

Firefighters believe the fire started in a utility room.

One side of the house received substantial damage.

Firefighters believe it was electrical.

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