Neighbors alert Fresno family to house fire

FRESNO, Calif. The fire happened around 8:15 last night near Fresno and Escalon in Northeast Fresno.

When fire crews arrived, they found the back half of the house engulfed in flames. Firefighters did not find any working smoke alarms in the house. They say neighbors knocked on the door to alert the family.

One person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. The red cross is helping the family find another place to stay.

Investigators say an electrical problem caused the fire.

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