AVONDALE, AZ - Three people managed to escape a burning house early Thursday morning after a police officer spotted the flames from his car, according to the Avondale Fire Department.
The officer was driving in the area of Litchfield and Central avenues when he saw the home was on fire, the department said. He knocked on the door to alert the three people living inside, all of whom got out safely.
The garage and back of the home suffered severe fire damage. The fire department said the cause of the fire is not known at this time.