JOPLIN, Mo. — Officials are calling it a total loss, after a house fire today in Joplin (7/15).

Firefighters with the Joplin Fire Department arrived at 1626 East 3rd Street, near the intersection of East 3rd Street and McKee Avenue, just after 2:00 p.m. Friday, where flames could be seen coming from the roof of a single-story home.

Because of gusty southerly winds, the fire quickly spread throughout the entire residence.

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It took crews about 30 minutes to put the fire out.

A family was inside when the fire started, however everyone made it out safely and no injuries were reported.

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The Joplin Fire Marshal is currently investigating the official cause of the house fire.