Darren White, fire chief of the Ozark Fire Protection District, said fire fighters from Ozark and three other departments battled the blaze reported just before 5 a.m. The home at McCracken Road and Missouri 14 was a total loss, he said.
No one was at home at the time of the blaze, White said. The family’s name was not available, but neighbors told fire fighters that a woman and her three children lived in the house.
A cause of the blaze has not yet been determined, White said. A state inspector was on scene at 8 a.m. today to investigate.
Fire fighters from Sparta, Nixa and Logan-Rogersville fire departments also fought the fire, he said, and they were assisted by the Christian County Fire Corps, which provides support services to fire fighters.
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