Firefighters battle house fire

POSTED: 6:26 PM Jan 01 2014
Red Bluff Fire
RED BLUFF, Calif. -

Firefighters battle a house fire off Highway 36W  in the area of Oak Knoll Drive west of Red Bluff.

The two-story home was engulfed in flames when CAL FIRE, Red Bluff Fire, and Tehama County Fire responded Wednesday afternoon.

A family of six was home when the fire broke out; they escaped unharmed.

Firefighters said the flames likely started in the flue.

The fire is also causing power outages in the area.

According to PG&E, nearly 170 customers are currently in the dark.