UPDATE: Damage Pegged At $275,000 In Essex House Fire

Damage is pegged at $275,000 in a house fire in Essex.

Fire crews were called around 2am Tuesday, September 11 to a home on County Rd. 12 between Batten Rd. and Mole Side Rd. near Gesto.

Two people inside the home were taken to the hospital for observation and released.

The cause is still under investigation.