North Peoria home destroyed by fire

By WEEK Reporter

North Peoria home destroyed by fire

March 15, 2013 Updated Mar 15, 2013 at 12:30 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Flames destroy a home in North Peoria.

Authorities say that the residents of the home were not there when the fire started.

Firefighters were called to the scene at 3443 Sylvan Lane at around 8:30 this morning.

When they arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames.

Authorities say the fire started in a back room of the home near a wood burner. No offical word on the cause of the blaze.