Family, pet escape Bright area house fire

UPDATE (Friday, December 1):  The damage estimate is around $1 million after the fire destroyed the home.

The cause remains under investigation.

Crews from multiple agencies were on the scene until around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Original story —

(Bright, IN) – A family and their dog made it safely out of a burning home on the 20,000 block of Augusta Drive near Bright Wednesday afternoon.

The house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived around 2:30 p.m., and the blaze quickly spread through the attic.

A gas line is believed to have ignited the fire, but investigators are still trying to piece together the official cause.

There’s also no word on a damage estimate.