- Associated Press - Monday, December 14, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - One person has died and another has been injured in a house fire east of Springfield.

KOLR-TV reports that the fire started early Monday near the Greene County town of Turners. Logan-Rogersville Fire Chief Richard Stirts says the house was in flames when crews arrived, with one person trapped in an upstairs bathroom. A second person was able to escape and was taken to a hospital with burns.

Assistant Chief Rob Talburt says the body of a woman was found shortly before 5 a.m.

Crews from seven area departments fought the fire, and a state fire marshal is investigating.


Information from: KOLR-TV, https://www.kolr10.com

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