Loves Park home damaged in kitchen fire

LOVES PARK, Ill. (WIFR) – A Loves Park family is forced from their home after a fire started in their kitchen.

The fire started in the 5400 block of Gettysburg Dr. just before 10:00 on Tuesday morning. The family was inside the home when the fire started but everyone was able to make it out safely. Firefighters on the scene say they saw heavy smoke coming from the tri-level’s upstairs kitchen. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The Loves Park Fire Department says that the home will need major repairs before it can be lived in again.