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Firefighters respond to home ablaze in Gerber

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Feb 28 2014 08:28:01 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 28 2014 11:20:02 AM CST
GERBER, Calif. -

CAL FIRE responded to a house fire in Gerber early Friday.  A home was burning on Ventura Avenue in the Tehama County community southeast of Red Bluff.

The fire was reported around 4:40 a.m. Friday.  CAL FIRE said a family was home at the time and escaped the burning house.

The Red Cross is assisting the fire victims.  A neighbor said they feared the fire would spread to their home, but firefighters contained it.

Stay with KRCR News Channel 7 for updates.