Raytown firefighters cut opening in garage of home to help release smoke from fire

RAYTOWN, Mo. -- Firefighters were able to quickly take control of a house fire early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were dispatched around 3:30 a.m., to the 9300 block of East 60th Street.

Smoke was showing from the back of the house and the basement when crews arrived.

Raytown firefighters were concerned about people sleeping inside a house when they responded to a fire call overnight At one point firefighters cut a triangular opening in the garage door to release some of the smoke.

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire, which doesn't look suspicious.

It was later determined no one was inside. It is not clear where the homeowners were.

No injuries were reported.