Firefighters with the Spring Creek, Ellisville and McCord’s Crossroads departments, quickly responded to a report of a house fire on County Road 22 early Sunday afternoon.
The call went out shortly after 1:00pm, and when they arrived on the scene, the firefighters were greeted by smoke billowing from the structure. They managed to bring the fire under control in just moments, limiting damage to the inside of the home.
The house was located about five miles east of Centre in the Cowan Creek community.
The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.