Fire in Clever Destroys Home, No Injuries Reported

By KOLR10 News

Published 06/08 2014 05:05PM

Updated 06/08 2014 11:14PM

UPDATE: (8:00 p.m.)
CLEVER, Mo. -- Fire officials say a home in Clever is a total loss after a fire. 

The residence is in the 300 block of Fieldstone Road in Clever. 

A report of a fire came in to the Christian County Fire Department just before 4:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon. 

Officials say the residents were home at the time the fire started but were all able to get out without injuries. 

Ronnie Keithley is the Fire Chief of the Clever Fire Protection District, he says it began as a fully involved garage fire. “When we got out here, we found it extended from the garage to the house, due to the lack of water supply out in this area it took us awhile to get the fire knocked down.” 

Water was brought in from the City of Clever to fight the fire, which is about seven miles away from the residence. 

Crews from Nixa, Billings, Republic and Hurley all worked to fight the blaze. 

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the fire to begin. 

CLEVER, Mo.--A fire in Clever, Mo. has completely destroyed one home after it was engulfed in flames.

At approximately 3:50 pm June 8 a house fire was reported to Christian County Fire at a residence located at 373 Fieldstone Rd.

When crews arrived the home was completely engulfed in flames.

According to officials, the residents were in home at the time of the fire but no one was injured.

The fire is believed to have started in the garage of the residence.

It is unknown as to what started the fire at this time but several crews are on the scene and an investigation is underway.

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