TOPEKA (KSNT) – Emergency crews were called to the scene of a house fire near Lake Shawnee Thursday morning.

Three people and two pets escaped an early morning fire near Lake Shawnee Thursday morning. (KSNT Photo/Lily Becker)

Officials said three people and two pets got out of the home safely.

The fire was reported just after 2:00 a.m. Thursday at 4705 SE Croco Rd. Initially, firefighters told 27 News they could not get into the home. However, by 4:45 a.m. firefighters were inside the home except for one room.

A section of the roof did collapse.

An early morning fire in Topeka engulfed a home near Lake Shawnee. (KSNT Photo/Lily Becker)

SE Croco Road between SE 45th St. & SE 53rd St. was shut down while crews work to put the fire out.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.