An elderly woman was able to escape after a fire broke out at her Marina home yesterday. Fire crews arrived to the 3,000 block of Gloria Circle shortly after 12:30, to find an addition at the rear of the home engulfed in heavy fire and smoke. The fire quickly spread to the home’s attic. The woman living inside the house was alerted by a smoke detector prior to firefighters arriving. No injuries were reported, damages were estimated at $500,000. The cause is under investigation.