Shawnee firefighters worked the scene of a house fire Thursday afternoon at 620 E. Jefferson. Shawnee Fire Capt. Travis Cooley said initial reports on the fire indicated there were children trapped inside, but upon arrival of fire crews, everyone was out of the home safely. The fire damaged one side of the home and caused some damage to another house to the west, he said, with the Red Cross contacted to assist the family. Cause of the fire was undetermined Thursday evening, Cooley said. Shawnee Fire Marshal James Kriwanek is investigating cause of the blaze.