May 18, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police, Fire Investigate Fatal Fire

The Springfield Police Department and the Springfield Fire Department are currently investigating the cause of a house fire at 920 N Concord. The Springfield Fire Department responded to the fire at approximately 5:20 a.m. this morning. As firefighters moved through the house, they discovered the bodies of two people. The names of the deceased will not be released until they are fully identified. Two residents of the home were treated for minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is unknown, and the investigation will attempt to determine if this fire was intentional or accidental. There have been no arrests in this incident.

The SPD is requesting that anyone with any information regarding the case to please contact us at 864-1810.

SPD Case Number: 12-20382
Media Contact:  Officer David T. Snider,  phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: A/Major K. Manlove

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 •