Family Escapes Burning Home

2-2-05 - Five members of a Carter County family escaped from a burning home early Wednesday morning. The house, on Jehovah Road in Milo, caught fire just after 2am.

Family members spotted smoke and flames coming from a back bedroom. After trying to put it out with buckets of water, they finally escaped the house moments before the entire structure was engulfed.

The home was a total loss. Firefighters believe a heater is to blame.