Family escape house fire in Dianella

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A FAMILY was lucky to escape a house fire without injury this morning in Dianella.

The two-storey home on Bencubbin Crescent was engulfed with flames that caused about $800,000 in damages.

A Department of Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said it was a family home and that the occupants were lucky to have escaped without harm.

He said about 30 officers were sent to the scene from Osborne Park and Malaga fire stations.

The crews managed to get the fire under control.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

Investigations are underway to determine what sparked the blaze.