Chicago family escapes burning home

December 12, 2009 3:21:33 PM PST
A Chicago family escaped a fire overnight that destroyed their home.Flames shot out of the house at 5331 South Princeton.

A family member had just arrived home, smelled smoke and woke several people up. They were able to get out before the home became engulfed.

A fire fighter was burned while battled the blaze. He is expected to recover. No one else was hurt.