Fire Surprises Family Having Barbeque

A house fire ends a family get together.

The fire started around 6:15 p.m. Friday evening at 444 Circle View in the Redlands.

A man and his three children were having a barbeque with family when they noticed smoke coming from the home's garage. The family says they tried to put the fire out and then grabbed the children and evacuated.

Firefighters arrived on scene and were able to contain the fire to the garage. Fire officials say the home suffered smoke damage but the family will be able to stay there.