5 escape from Laton house fire

FRESNO, Calif.

The fire broke out around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday on Gonser near Summit. Authorities said a fire in a fireplace spread into the walls and the attic of the home. The smoke detectors went off, and five people who lived in the home were able to get out safely.

No injuries have been reported. Fire officials estimate the damage to the house at $40-thousand.

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