Family escapes fire in Birmingham home

Fire burns garage, cars at home on Kennesaw Street

Published On: Dec 25 2012 03:38:52 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 26 2012 05:09:01 AM EST

A Birmingham family has escaped a Christmas Day fire in their home.

Fire officials on the scene in the 600 block of Kennesaw Street said the blaze started in the home’s garage before catching an adjoining room on fire.

Both of the family’s cars were destroyed, but the rest of their home only suffered smoke damage.

The family was able to get out of the home unharmed.

The cause of the fire has not yet been released.