Adult and three kids escape house fire in Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - An adult and three children were displaced from an east side Green Bay home after a fire late Tuesday night.

Firefighters were called to 1738 Farlin Ave for a report of smoke and flames showing in a home.

Firefighters found flames shooting from windows on two sides of the building.

An adult and three children escaped before firefighters arrived. They were not hurt.

It took crews about 10 minutes to get the fire under control. It took another 20 minutes to fully extinguish the fire.

"Extensive overhaul of the building was needed due to the amount of fire," reads a statement from the Green Bay Metro Fire Department.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. However, one of the occupants said a candle was burning in the area where the fire started in a living room.

The displaced residents are receiving help from the American Red Cross.

The adult victim says the family lost everything in the fire. A GoFundMe account is set up here:

Damage costs are estimated at $75,000.

Crews were called to the scene at 11:35 p.m.