Crews from Scarborough, Filey and the Aerial Ladder Platform from Bridlington were mobilised to reports of smoke in a four storey property in Newborough in Scarborough.
Control personnel gave fire survival advice to the caller as they stated two adults, one child and two dogs had managed to get onto a flat roof but were unable to escape from the property due to thick smoke.
All members of the family and the dogs were led across the flat roof and down the fire escape to safety by the fire crews.
The fire was then extinguished and the building ventilated.
Crews used two hose reel jets, four breathing apparatus, two thermal image cameras and positive pressure ventilation.