Family of 5 forced from home during early morning fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — People returned home after a massive fire forced them to evacuate early Monday morning.

The fire happened near Pennsylvania Avenue and Jefferson Street. Firefighters say a family of five live in the home, and they all got out safely.

The fire chief says most of the fire was contained to the back of the house. While there were reports of an explosion, the chief said there is no evidence to confirm that.

Fire investigators are still trying to determine the cause.