The Evansville Fire Department is investigating after a fire broke out in a family home Sunday morning.
A family of five, including two adults and three children are now displaced after an accidental fire started in the basement bedroom just after 9 a.m.
The house is located in the 1500 block of Weinbach Ave.
Division Chief Mike Larson says the only person home at the time woke up to the smell of smoke. They then immediately left the house and called went to a neighbors house. The neighbor then contacted 911.
It took EFD ten minutes to extinguish the flames.
The American Red Cross is assisting the family while repairs are made to the home.