DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — A mother with her two children were able to escape a house fire last night.
It started at a home in the 1200 block of East Hickory Street. The mother told firefighters she was cooking dinner and went to check on her kids.
While she was with them the smoke detector went off. She grabbed her kids and ran outside.
Fire crews was able to put out the fire but it did a lot of damage to the house. The family was helped by the Red Cross.