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.