NILES, Ohio (WKBN) – The Niles Fire Department responded to a house fire at a family’s home early Thursday morning.

Firefighters were called shortly before 4 a.m. to the 100 block of West 1st Street in Niles.

The fire caused damage throughout the home.

Crews said that eight family members made it out of the house safely.

Firefighters believe a space heater may have caused the fire, but they’re still investigating.

Dominic Weser contributed to this report.