Crews battle house fire on East High Street in Springfield

Update@11:38 a.m.:

Six of the units in the building suffered heavy smoke damage, and the fire spread to the attic, officials said, noting that the tenants won’t be able to staying in their apartments tonight.

There were no injuries reported, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

First report:

Firefighters are battling a house fire on East High Street in Springfield Wednesday morning.

Crews were dispatched to the 800 block of East High Street around 10: 30 a.m. and reported smoke coming from the structure.

East High Street is partially blocked for crews to battle the fire.

There have been no immediate reports of injuries.

We have a crew on the scene and we’ll update this story as we learn more.

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