Fire destroys home in East Peoria

By Beau Ebenezer

January 26, 2013 Updated Jan 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM CDT

EAST PEORIA Ill -- One family is safe after a fire destroyed their home Saturday.

East Peoria firefighters responded to a call on Saturday around 4:00 p.m. at 224 Wildwood Court.

The house, garage, and car were completely engulfed in flames when crews arrived.

Authorities said the property is likely a total loss.

No one was injured, thanks to a relative who knocked on the door to wake up the sleeping family.

Cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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