CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) – Residents living in a Citrus Heights home had a close call early Thursday morning.

Just before 2 a.m., fire detectors inside a home at 7137 Twin Brook Court went off and people living there smelled smoke and called 911.

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When firefighters arrived, they saw heavy smoke and flames coming from the garage of the home, according to Sacramento Metro Fire Battalion Chief Tom Neville.

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Crews were able to cut through the garage door and put out the flames. The garage and a vehicle inside are said to be a complete loss.

All three adults and some pets living inside the home were able to safely escape.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.