Five people, including a child, were able to escape from a burning home in the northeast Calgary neighbourhood of Martindale.

The fire broke out at about  10:25 a.m. Wednesday at 218 Martinbrook Place N.E., says fire department spokesperson Carol Henke.

Four adults and a child got out without injury, Henke says.

Crews managed to put out the blaze, but there is significant damage to the home.

The cause of the fire is unknown but investigators are on the scene.