Wood burning stove to blame for early morning house fire

Early morning house fire in Scott County, Mo.

SCOTT COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Crews responded to an early morning house fire in Scott County on Tuesday, March 30.

Firefighters were called to the fire before 4 a.m. to a home located at 91 Stockton, just north of Sikeston and Miner.

According to Scott County Rural Fire Protection District Chief Jeremy Perrien, a wood burning stove sparked the fire.

No foul play is suspected.

The home is considered a total loss.

Everyone inside the home was able to get out safely without any injuries.

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