HERRIN, IL (KFVS) - Herrin firefighters rushed to the scene of a large house fire on the north side of town early Friday morning.
According to the Herrin Fire Department, the fire destroyed the home at 417 Chittyville Rd.
A family of five was inside when the fire started and were all able to escape unharmed. A fire department worker says the father and mother and their three children were home. The children are ages 1, 3 and 7. At this time we do not have any further information on the record about the family.
As of 8:30 a.m. Friday, the fire department is not releasing a cause of this fire and are still investigating.
The family is not asking for outside help at this time.