Family Escapes House Fire

UPDATED: Saturday January 26, 2013 7:24 AM

A family in West Columbus is safe after a house fire on Whitethorne Avenue overnight.

Crews said the fire was caused by a dryer in the basement.

The fire spread to a mechanical fuse box, so crews quickly turned off the electricity.

The damage is estimated at less than one thousand dollars.

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