ARNOLD, Mo. (KMOV) -- A husband and wife in their eighties escaped a house fire Wednesday morning thanks to a working smoke detector fire officials said.
The Rock Community Fire Protection District said the fire broke out around 4 a.m. and caused extensive damage to the couple's one-story home in the 1900 block of Terrace Drive.
Firefighters were able to contain the fire before it spread to adjacent homes.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.