Feb 18, 2015 1:15 PM by News Staff
A family of five has escaped a large house fire in north Redding uninjured Wednesday morning.
The fire was reported around 10:20 a.m. on the 800 block of Ridge Road. Nearly 30 firefighters are on the scene. Initial reports said the blaze was threatening nearby homes, but as of 11 a.m. the fire appears to be nearly contained.
Redding Electric Utility has shut off power to the home, and fire crews expect to be on scene for several hours.
Action News Now has a crew on the scene and we will bring you updates as they become available.