Family displaced due to house fire

A mother and five children were able to evacuate the home without incident
Published: Jan. 18, 2021 at 10:28 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 18, 2021 at 11:31 PM CST
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -A local family is displaced after a fire destroyed their north Laredo home.

The incident happened on Saturday afternoon at around 3:27 p.m. at the 300 block of El Monte.

Officials with the Laredo Fire Department arrived and were able to extinguish the flames without injury.

A mother and her five children were inside the home at the time of the fire; fortunately, they were able to evacuate without incident.

The Red Cross is looking to assist the family.

Officials say the cause of the fire was accidental.

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