An early morning fire has forced a Cahokia family out of their home.
The blaze started about 2:30 a.m. in the kitchen of a residence at 88 W. Adams St., according to fire department reports. The home suffered extensive damage.
All six people who were in the house, including four adults and two children, were able to escape uninjured.
The American Red Cross has helped the residents of the home find temporary shelter.