No injuries in SW Charlotte house fire

No injuries were reported Monday morning in a southwest Charlotte house fire.

The blaze was reported about 4:30 a.m. at a house on S.J. Lawrence Road, off Hamilton Road. That is just east of Steele Creek Road.

Firefighters found flames and smoke coming from the house when they arrived. A man, his wife and their three children escaped safely from the blaze.

Officials are investigating the cause, but initial indications are that the fire was accidental.