LAMAR, MO---Crews responded to a blaze at 1200 East 16th in Lamar around 8:34 PM. They had the flames extinguished shortly after 9:00 PM. There were concerns about the fire spreading to another home, but crews were able to prevent that from happening. No one was home when the fire broke out, but the resident did come home to discover the structure was on fire. That person then alerted authorities. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation and it's unclear the extent of the damage.
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