FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Just after midnight on Oct. 10, the Springfield Fire Department was notified of a possible house fire at 1025 W. Monroe Terrace with reports of persons possibly inside. Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire involvement and partial collapse of a vacant residential structure. Following extinguishment, a single fire victim was located. The cause of the fire remains undetermined and is under investigation by the Fire Department. The Greene County Medical Examiner is working with the investigating Fire Marshal and the Springfield Police Department to identify the victim and provide appropriate notification.
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