Family Displaced by Overnight Fire in Springfield

Published 08/29 2014 02:21AM

Updated 08/29 2014 05:33PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An overnight house fire displaced a family of eight in west Springfield.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 1200 Block of North Park.

Battalion Chief Kevin Smart with the Springfield Fire Department says crews found heavy smoke and flames in the garage, but the fire was put out quickly.

Smart says one person was treated on scene for smoke inhalation.

The Red Cross is helping the family, and the fire marshal ruled the cause to be accidental.

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