REDDING, Calif. -

An alert neighbor helped a Redding family escape a house fire Friday morning.

The fire was reported just before 8 a.m. In the 3700 block of Church Creek Raod.

Redding firefighters said flames were coming from the home when they arrived.  The living room and everything inside were destroyed.

Investigators are working to determine a cause.  No one was injured.  A neighbor noticed the smoke and woke up the people in the house helping them evacuate.

You'll hear that neighbor describe how he jumped into action Tonight on KRCR News Channel 7 starting at 5.