Waco house fire displaces family of nine

A family of nine are without a home after an early morning fire.

WACO - Around 1:46 a.m. Tuesday morning, the Waco and Beverly Hills Fire Departments responded to a house fire in the 1200 block of South 31st Street. 

The fire started in the back of the house and, at one point, totally engulfed the house. 

According to Corporal Eugene Mirick of Beverly Hills Fire Department, nine people were inside the home. The American Red Cross was working with the family Tuesday to help with their displacement. Mirick said the home was a complete loss. Neighbors were notified and evacuated. 

There were no injuries, and the cause of the fire was not immediately known.

One Beverly Hills unit and four Waco Fire units responded to the fire.

Check back for updates. 

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