Firefighter responded to a house fire on the 5600 block of West Ruben around 9 p.m. Monday night.

The fire severely damaged the home. The homeowners were able to escape the home.

Firefighters from six departments fought the fire, however there were struggles to fight the fire with the nearest fire hydrant was a mile away from the home.

It took several hours to put out the fire that firefighters believe started in the garage.