Woman escapes burning home in Springfield Thursday morning

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A woman escaped from her burning home in north Springfield Thursday.

Firefighters responded to the 1400 block of east Blaine, between Fremont and Weller just after 7:30 a.m.

The fire extensively damaged the house. Investigators say crews did not hear smoke alarms going off when they arrived. Firefighters do not know what caused the fire.

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