Early morning fire destroys home near Brimfield

By WEEK Producer

July 23, 2012 Updated Jul 23, 2012 at 6:36 PM CDT

PEORIA COUNTY, ILL -- An early morning fire has destroyed a home just outside Brimfield.

Crews were called to the scene on Southport road a little just before 1 A.M. Monday. Authorities say the home was fully engulfed when they arrived.

Several departments were on hand to fight the blaze. Authorities say everyone did make it out safely.

The Red Cross was called to the scene to help the home's occupants. There is no word on a cause of the fire at this point.

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