Firefighters respond to home ablaze in Gerber


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.