WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. – Emergency crews were on the scene of a house fire in Washington Park early Wednesday morning.

According to reports, the fire started on the 5700 block of Westmoreland Place around 4:40 a.m. Several crews from multiple departments were called to help with the fire, as flames covered the majority of the building and were spreading to nearby trees.

The fire started in the attic of the home, and reignited several times. Neighbors shared that the family that lives there are now checking out the damage.

FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner Reporter Nic Lopez was at the scene.