Update: Family Displaced After Fire Burns Garage

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

A west Omaha family is left picking up the pieces after a home catches fire late Sunday night.

Around 11:30 p.m., homeowners inside the house near 129th Avenue & West Center Rd. woke up to the smell of smoke. The homeowner told WOWT 6 News he checked the kitchen first, then went to the garage. When he opened the door, flames came roaring in.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the garage; however, a car and items inside were destroyed.

The homeowner said he hit his head while waking up his family. He drove himself to the hospital for treatment. Another adult and a child got out without injury.

No cause has been given for the fire at this time.

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