SOUTH SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Flames engulfed a home in South Sacramento Thursday.
Unfortunately, there’s not much left of the home. Flames burned through the home, up to the second story. The fire started around 5:30 a.m. along Burns Way near 47th Avenue. Firefighters arrived at the home shortly after the fire broke out.READ MORE: Footage Released Of Carjacking Suspect's Assault On Sacramento Sheriff's Deputy
A column of smoke from the fire was large enough to see from nearby Highway 99.
Heavy involved structure fire along Burns Way in South Sac! According to neighbor everyone appears to be out ok. @GoodDaySac @CBSSacramento @allyaredas #housefire @SacFirePIO pic.twitter.com/wVVdq9TcjT
— DG (@CameraGuyDave1) July 29, 2021READ MORE: President Biden Releases Federal Funds To Aid Fire Hose Shortage In California
“I turned over and looked out the window and the house was just engulfed in flames,” said neighbor Stacy Shreve. “I came outside and I could feel the heat from the moment I opened my door.”
The seven people who live in the home were all able to get out safely after jumping over the railing of the second-story balcony, a Sacramento Fire Department spokesperson says.MORE NEWS: Thief Takes Off With Antelope Woman’s Bright Yellow Cotton Candy Trailer
The cause of the fire is under investigation. Firefighters say the home did not have a working smoke detector.