The Maple Ridge fire department respond to a house fire in the 12300 block of 227 Street Friday morning.                                Barry Brinkman/Special to THE NEWS

The Maple Ridge fire department respond to a house fire in the 12300 block of 227 Street Friday morning. Barry Brinkman/Special to THE NEWS

House fire in Maple Ridge confined in garage

Took place along 227th Street in Maple Ridge.

A family escaped unharmed after a house fire in Maple Ridge.

The Maple Ridge fire department responded to the fire at 5 a.m. Friday in the 12200 block of 227 Street.

The fire was confined to the garage.

The family made it out of the house unharmed.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Police initially reported a second house fire on the same street this past weekend, but later confirmed that there was just the one.

• More to come.