FARGO – Seven people escaped a fire here Friday morning thanks to a passerby.

A Buick Century sitting outside a home on the 8500 block of 25th Street South caught fire at about 3:30 a.m. The fire then spread to a nearby garage.

A passerby who spotted the fire stopped and woke up the homeowners. Seven people staying in the home were able to get out safely.

The Horace Fire Department responded and quickly put out the flames.

The car was destroyed, the garage suffered fire damage and the house has minor smoke damage.

WDAY logo
listen live
watch live
Newsletter signup for email alerts

A cause of the fire has yet to be released.