SAXTON, Pa. (WTAJ) — A family in Saxton was displaced after flames erupted in their home late Wednesday night.

The fire broke out on the 1100 block of Church Street. It happened while everyone in the home was asleep, but they were woken up by their smoke detector.

The Saxton Fire Chief told our crew that the home is not a total loss, but there will need to be extensive repairs done.

When our crew arrived smoke was billowing out of the home and firefighters were on the roof using a chain saw to cut it open.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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