Fire destroys north Nashville home

A fire at a home in north Nashville caused two people to jump from their window to safety Friday morning.

It happened in the 800 block of Buchanan Street around 1 a.m.

A mother and her three children were inside the home when the blaze began.

SLIDESHOW: Fire destroys north Nashville home

No injuries were reported though two residents had to evacuate through a window to escape the flames.

The family saved a family bible and photographs that are important to them.

The Red Cross aided the family in finding a place to stay.

The family reportedly smelled a smoky, electrical smell earlier in the day.

Firefighters determined the home is a total loss. The cause is under investigation.

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