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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – KCMO firefighters work to put out a house fire that broke out early Friday morning.

Just after 6 a.m. fire crews responded to reports of a fire in the 1200 block of Park Ave. When first responders arrived they found smoke and fire pouring out of the front of the home.

Two adults and six kids were inside of the home when the fire broke out. The family said they are not sure what caused the fire but did say they heard a loud boom prior to the fire.

According to FOX 4's Rob Collins more than seven KCFD trucks were at the scene working to contain the fire. He also said that it appeared significant damage occurred to the roof of the home.

Firefighters on the scene said the two adults suffered minor injuries while trying to get all six kids out of the home.

Family of the victims said they are thankful that everyone made it out safely.

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