2 escape house fire in Marion, Illinois

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Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

MARION, Ill. - Two people safely made it out of a burning home in Marion, Illinois this morning.

The Marion Fire Department says the flames broke out around 7:45 at the house on West Deyoung Street.

A man and his teenage cousin were there at the time. They escaped and were not injured.

Crews were able to contain the fire to the kitchen area, which sustained heavy damage. The rest of the home suffered smoke damage.

There is no word yet on the cause of the fire.

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