According to the Nixa Fire Department, when fire crews got there, they found the flames quickly spreading to a second house next door because of high winds.
The people living in the home where not there when the fire started, fire officials say.
A family in the second home got out safely.
The three alarm fire involved eight fire departments from Christian and Greene counties that worked to fight that fire.
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