1 person killed, 1 hurt in house fire east of Springfield
SPRINGFIELD (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 said 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 said 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.
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