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Family escapes with dog from Irvine house fire

A home in Irvine is seen on fire Tuesday, July 30, 2013. The family and their dog (seen right) escaped.

July 31, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An Irvine family and their beloved pet are safe after escaping a fire at their home.

The flames broke out Tuesday night on Sandstone near Lemongrass. A couple and their three children escaped the fire. One of them suffered a minor first degree burn. Firefighters rescued the family's black lab and even gave it oxygen.

One firefighter was taken to the hospital for heat exhaustion. He has since been released.

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