Good Samaritans rescue two women from Cahokia house fire

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CAHOKIA, IL (KTVI) - A former Marine and three other men broke windows to rescue two women trapped in a burning home Wednesday.  The home is located 900 block of St. Patrick blvd in Cahokia.

Firefighters received the call at around 8:40am. They also rescued 1 of 2 cats that were inside.

The women were treated on the scene by paramedics and are expected to be okay.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.