Family escapes attic fire at Phoenix home

Posted at 10:28 PM, Dec 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-08 00:28:12-05

A Phoenix family is lucky to be alive after their home caught fire Monday night.

Phoenix firefighters responded to the home near 49th Avenue and Thomas Road after the attic caught fire. 

The family was in the home at the time. They tell ABC15 they had an electrical problems and an electrician came out, but hours later they started to smell smoke.

The blaze caused damage to the home's roof.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.