"I came out about quarter after 8 this morning and saw flames 15-20 ft in the air coming from my neighbors house over there," said neighbor Bill Watkins. "Just to see if the family was okay."
Three adults and two children were displaced by the fire. Everyone was able to make it out safely and there were no injuries reported. The Red Cross was called in as well to help assist the family.Investigators with the Springfield Arson and Bomb Squad believe embers from a wood stove went up the chimney and onto the roof. It caught fire and spread onto the deck.