The fire broke out around Tuesday afternoon near 24th and C
There was heavy smoke and flames coming from the house when firefighters arrived around 3:15. Battalion Chief Keith Main says the fire started on the front porch and spread to the second floor.
Four people inside the house managed to escape. Two of them were sleeping at the time. Main says they awoke up to the smell of smoke, saw the fire through the window and hurried outside.
The cause of the fire is not known. The house sustained heavy damage.