Published: Feb 11, 2014 5:30 AM EST

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A kitchen fire has forced Collier County family from their home.

They refused help from the Red Cross and are now staying with friends. The East Naples Golden Gate Fire Department says the fire happened around 8 p.m. Monday in the 4000 block of 22nd Place Southwest.

Firefighters were able to confine the flames to the kitchen and say it appears to be cooking related. The house was not a total loss, but it's not clear when the family we be able to return to the home.