One Dead In House Fire in Springfield

The Springfield Fire Department says one person has died in a house fire in the 2500 block of north East Avenue.

Firefighters arrived on the scene around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, finding flames shooting out of the home and locating the victim inside during firefighting operations.

The department says lifesaving measures were performed on the victim once they were removed from the fire, but they died from their injuries.

The cause of the fire remains undetermined and is under investigation by the fire department.

The Greene County Medical Examiner is working with the investigating fire marshal and the Springfield Police Department to identify the victim and provide notification to family members.