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Investigators look for cause of fire in Benton, IL

BENTON, IL (KFVS) - An early morning house fire in Benton, Illinois sent a family scrambling for safety.

Fire crews got the call to a home in the 400 block of Lawrence Street just before 4 a.m.

The family that lives here was sleeping when the fire started.

They all made it out OK.

It took crews about three hours to put the flames out.

Now, investigators are trying to pinpoint a cause. It is not considered suspicious.

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