FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – A Ferguson family of nine is homeless Monday night because of a house fire.
The fire happened Sunday night at a home on Lagonda Avenue is not related to the recent unrest in Ferguson. Fire officials say it appears the blaze started in a rear bedroom and quickly spread throughout the home. The father of the family suffered a minor burn on his hand and was treated at the scene. The three adults and six children got out safely because of a smoke detector.
The cause is not known but it is believed to accidental. The American Red Cross is assisting the family and putting them up in a hotel.