LINCOLN, Ill. (WAND) - A fire destroyed a home early Monday morning in Lincoln. 

Crews were called to the 1500 Block of North Sangamon Street at 3:15 a.m. to a house fire. 

Once on scene, firefighters say the house was fully involved with flames showing. 

The two people living in the house say they were woken up to the fire and saw flames in their front room. They got out safely, but one of their pets died in the fire. 

The cause is under investigation. 

The American Red Cross was on scene assisting.