The Grande Prairie Fire Department responded to a fire in O’Brien Lake just after 8 p.m. Sunday.
People in the O’Brien Lake home were alerted by the smell of smoke.
When they investigated further, they noticed fire travelling up the exterior wall of their home through the soffit and into the attic space.
The family was able to exit safely.
There was a lot of damage to the home but fire crews could salvage some of its contents.
There was also some heat damage to the exterior of a neighboring home.