The La Plata Fire Protection District, Atlanta Fire Department and Kirksville City Fire Department responded to a house fire on West Pearl Street in La Plata at approximately 9:09 a.m. on Tuesday, August 20.
"There were no injuries and the fire was put out within an hour," said La Plata Fire Protection District Captain Jerry Thomas. "There was smoke and heat damage throughout the entire house even though the fire was contained to one room."
Thomas says the cause of the fire is unknown but is under investigation.
"It could be several weeks before we find out the exact cause of the fire," said Thomas.
The La Plata Police Department and Macon County Ambulance District also assisted with the fire.