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State Fire Marshal helping investigate Jefferson City house fire


The Missouri State Fire Marshal is helping to investigate what sparked a fire Monday night in Jefferson City.

According to a news release from Capt. Ryan Back with the Jefferson City Fire Department, crews responded to the 300 block of Jackson Street at 8:46 p.m.

Once firefighters arrived, they saw flames coming from a window on the second floor of the home.

According to the release, crews were able to bring the fire under control quickly. No one was inside at the time.

Back said the damage was contained to one second-floor room.

Cole County EMS and Jefferson City police also responded to the incident. The Missouri State Fire Marshal is assisting in the investigation to find the fire's cause.

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Molly Stawinoga

Molly Stawinoga is ABC 17’s weekday morning anchor and a reporter at ABC 17 News. Molly joined the news team in 2017 while studying political science, journalism and Spanish at the University of Missouri. She is originally from DeKalb, Illinois.


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