Family escapes from house fire in Palmyra, New Jersey

PALMYRA, New Jersey (WPVI) -- A family of four and their dog were able to escape from a burning home in Burlington County, New Jersey.

The fire started around 3 a.m. Saturday on the unit block of Arch Street in Palmyra.

Arriving crews found flames shooting from the house.

The fire caused smoke and water damage to a second home, investigators said.

Firefighters had to call in neighboring departments to assist.

Officials said four people and a dog made it out safely.

The fire was placed under control around 4 a.m.

A cause of the fire is under investigation.
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