HOUSE FIRE: Des Moines Family Out Of Home

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A Des Moines family is out of their home after an afternoon fire hit their house on Monday.

Firefighters were called to the home at 1516 8th street around 2 p.m. after a passer-by reported smoke coming from the house. Firefighters contained the fire to one room ... but it caused smoke and heat damage throughout the home.

The Red Cross is helping the family find temporary housing.