Alert family member gets 6 people including child out of burning home

TAMPA - Five adults and a child were able to safely escape their burning home on Hale Avenue Saturday morning.

According to Hillsborough Fire Rescue the family was asleep inside except for one adult who noticed the fire.

That family member was able to get all others out of the house and to safety.

When fire crews arrived they saw heavy smoke and flames coming from the windows.The fire was put out in 20 minutes.

Red Cross was called out to assist the family due to severe fire and smoke damage.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.

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