Fire broke out in a two-story house on the 200 block of Maple Street Wednesday night, driving a family from their home and causing an estimated $40,000 in damages, fire officials said,

The family living at the home did not request assistance from the Red Cross, but damage to their possessions was set at $15,000, according to firefighters. The fire was reported shortly after 7 p.m.

An investigation into how the blaze started was continuing.