(KMOV) – A local family with children escaped from its home in Alton after a fire broke out around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon.
This happened in a single family home in the 900 block of Milnor in Alton, Illinois.
Firefighters who battled the blaze were met with heavy smoke and flames. The fire never went beyond one alarm, but the home suffered extensive damage.
There is no word on what caused the fire.
No injuries were reported.