Son saves family from house fire

The Springfield Fire Department responded to a fire that started in the attic of a home in the 1500 block of South 15th Street Thursday morning. (WICS)

A Springfield family is without a home Thursday morning after a house fire.

The Springfield Fire Department says the fire started in the attic of a home in the 1500 block of South 15th Street.

The fire department tells us they received the call around 4:42 a.m. and were able to put the fire out by 5 a.m.

Luckily, there are no injuries being reported.

Firefighters tell us the eldest son in the family was awakened by the smell of smoke and was able to get the rest of the family out of the house.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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