Family Escapes House Fire

October 9, 2013 Updated Oct 9, 2013 at 9:21 AM EDT

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October 9, 2013 Updated Oct 9, 2013 at 9:21 AM EDT

Buffalo, NY (WKBW) - A South Buffalo family narrowly escaped from their burning home on Wednesday morning.

A fire at 149 Selkirk Street began shortly before three in the morning.

The blaze badly damaged a two-and-a-half story home.

People who escaped the fire told Eyewitness News that a woman jumped out of her second story window, before going back into the home to save other people inside. That woman was taken to ECMC with a broken leg.

A baby was also thrown out of a second story window, to a neighbor waiting below.

Two firefighters sustained injuries. One was taken to the hospital with an injured shoulder.

Fire officials say that the fire began outside of the home. It then spread inside, to the second floor and attic.

The blaze is estimated to cost about $40-thousand in damage.

The Red Cross is assisting four adults and four children.

Crews remain on the scene, investigating the cause of the fire.