Early Morning Fire Damages St. Joseph Home

Published 04/14 2014 07:59AM

Updated 04/14 2014 08:10AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph firefighters battled an early morning house fire in St. Joseph.

The fire broke out on the 5500 block of Lakefront Lane around 4:30 a.m.

The metal building was totally engulfed by the time firefighters arrived.

A family inside the home was able to make it out safely, however, a firefighter did suffer a minor injury while fighting the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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