Area crews respond to fire near Marmaduke
Marmaduke, Northeast Greene, Rector and Greenway firefighters responded to a house fire on 812 Greene County Road Thursday afternoon. The home was located approximately one-half of a mile off of Highway 49.
Attempts were made early in the engagement to salvage the interior of the home, but the fire had spread to the point where a portion of the roof collapsed. There were reports of minor injuries suffered by firefighters during the roof collapse. It is not believed anyone else was injured at the scene, but no official reports have been made available as of this writing.
Crews appeared to have the fire controlled around 2 p.m.