TAYLORSVILLE — A family escaped a house fire that damaged their home Monday night.

The fire started inside the basement of a home at 4990 S. 1130 West just after 9 p.m., spreading between the walls and the floor. The family escaped the house in time.

"It's been a very difficult fire," Unified Fire Authority spokesman Jay Fearnley said.

Officials were not able to determine the cause of the fire or give damage estimates.