GLEN CARBON, Ill. – The American Red Cross is helping a family of five who were burned out of their house late Monday night.

At about 11:30 p.m., the family heard smoke detector alarms and escaped unharmed. The fire started in the garage of the home. It is unknown at this time what caused the fire.

FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene. FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.