La Russell fire leaves two hospitalized

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LA RUSSELL, Mo. — Two people are in a Springfield hospital tonight — after a structure fire in Jasper County.

It happened just before 8 this morning in La Russell. Jasper county authorities were called to a residence off Locust Street. They say it was a small dwelling next to a trailer home that was being remodeled.

A man and a woman inside suffered burns and were air lifted to Springfield. Crews had the fire under control in less than 20-minutes. The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating.

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