Neosho house fire, extensive damage

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No occupants of the home were injured however one pet perished in the fire

NEOSHO, Mo. — Shortly after 6:00 PM Neosho Fire Department were alerted to report of visible flames from a residence at 707 Oak Ridge Drive in Neosho.

Mutual aid was requested of Redings Mill Fire Fire District immediately. And upon arrival fire was along the northern edge of the two story rock and wood structure.

Neosho Battalion Chief Roy Haskett told us on the scene they would be investigating the cause of the fire. It was not immediately known.

All occupants of the home escaped injury. No firefighters were injured fighting the fire. There was one animal at the residence who perished.

The home suffered extensive damage. Clean up and working on hot spots continued during our live video which ended around 8:00 PM.

Neosho Police Department and Newton County Ambulance provided support as well.

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