Maricopa Fire/Medical responded to a fire outside a home in the 42000 block of West Cheyenne Drive shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday after a fire in a fire pit is believed to have spread to an exterior wall of the home, Fire Captain Tony Ferraro said.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames and prevented the fire from spreading through the home. One person and three dogs were inside but they all got out safely.