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BLACK JACK, MO (KTVI) - The Red Cross is helping a North St. Louis County family who was forced from their home by an early-morning fire.

The fire started just after midnight in the rear of the home on Bridekirk Court in Black jack.  Flames were shooting through the roof when firefighters arrived.

They brought the fire under control in about 20 minutes. Everyone got out safely. The cause is under investigation.