SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A fire damaged a large portion of a home that a family was set to move into in east Springfield.
Springfield fire officials say crews were called to fight the blaze in the 1000 block of South Stewart at 12:40 Monday morning. A passerby had called 911 and reported heavy fire in the back of the home.
Firefighters put the blaze out in 10 to 15 minutes, officials said.
The fire marshal is investigating the blaze's cause. No one was inside the home at the time.