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Officials: Man critically injured in Springfield house fire

May 11, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Fire officials in southwestern Missouri say a man has been critically injured in a house fire in Springfield.

The Springfield Fire Department says in a news release that the fire was reported Saturday morning on the northeast end of the city. Officials say firefighters on the scene found a man who was taken to a regional burn unit with life-threatening injuries. The man’s name has been released.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Officials say no firefighters were hurt.

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This story has been corrected to show the fire occurred on the northeast end of Springfield, not the northwest end.