(KMOV.com) -- Firefighters in the Metro-East continue to battle several house fires late Friday afternoon.
Video of the scene shows at least two homes in the city of Venice, Illinois, have been destroyed due to the blaze.
Madison County firefighters have not reported any injuries because of the fire.
The fires broke out before 4:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Lincoln.
Stay tuned to News 4 and KMOV.com for further updates on this developing story.