ST. LOUIS – Intense flames forced St. Louis firefighters to evacuate while battling a house fire early Tuesday morning.

The fire started at about 2 a.m. in a vacant home along Minnesota Avenue at Marceau Street in south St. Louis. All firefighters made it out safely.

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.