Family Safe Following Gilbert House Fire

By KBJR News 1

Family Safe Following Gilbert House Fire

May 17, 2013 Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:42 PM CDT

Gilbert, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A family of five is safe this morning after their house went up in flames in Gilbert Thursday night.

Fire fighters arrived to the home on the 300 block of Wisconsin Avenue around 11 p.m. and worked well into the morning hours.

Homeowners, Chad and Michelle Robinson were in the home at the time with their three kids.

Michelle says she heard a popping sound and quickly realized one side of the house wall was on fire.

The family was able to escape safely and is staying with relatives.

Two homes nearby also suffered damages from the fire.

Fire officials are investigating the cause of the blaze.

The Fayal and Eveleth Fire Departments assisted fire suppression.