SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Fire crews were out early this morning battling a fire on 540 S. Warren Avenue.
According to battalion chief Steve Stinnett, there were no reported injuries and no one was in the house when the fire department arrived. However, the house is a “total loss.” The crews responded to the fire around 7 a.m.
The fire was contained about 30 minutes later and did not spread to neighboring properties. The cause of the fire is unknown at the time but neighbors suspect squatters were in the house.
We will update the story as more information becomes available.