By Heartland News
DU QUOIN, IL (KFVS) - A Du Quoin mother considers herself lucky even after a fire destroyed her home.
That's because she and her two-year-old daughter made it out of the home safely.
The fire started around 12:15 Tuesday afternoon at a home in the 200 Block of Mulberry street.
Fire officials said when they arrived, flames were shooting out of the home.
No word on a cause of the fire.