SAUK RAPIDS -- Fire crews were called to the scene of a house fire in Sauk Rapids last (Tuesday)night .

Police at the scene told WJON the fire happened around 6:00 p.m. at 24 7th Avenue South. Fire Chief Jason Fleming says the fire was mostly contained to the garage. The garage and the contents inside are a total loss. Flames did extend into the attic area above the living area as well. The home just has smoke damage.

The family was able to get out safely.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

We will continue to update you as the information becomes available.

Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News