Crews battle fire at KCMO home, chief says home was vacant

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Fire crews work to put out a house fire in Kansas City, Missouri.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Fire crews were on the scene of a house fire in Kansas City, Missouri early Tuesday morning.

When fire crews arrived there was a lot of smoke coming from the rear of the home located near Thompson and Blue Ridge Boulevard. Half of a dozen fire crews showed up to help put out the flames.

As of 5:30 a.m. firefighters were still working to put out hot spots.

Investigators were working to determine the cause of the fire.

The fire chief on the scene said the house was vacant and no injuries have been reported.