The Branson Fire Department was notified of a possible house fire about 3:45 a.m. on Monday, October 21, 2019, in the 900 block of Oak Grove Street in downtown Branson.
Firefighters arrived to find smoke showing from the eaves of a single story residential home with a basement. The single occupant of the residence was not home at the time of the fire.
Firefighters discovered a working fire in the basement of the home that had compromised the stairwell and had completely filled the residence with smoke.
The fire was contained to the basement, though smoke damage was reported throughout the home. Fire investigators are currently working to determine the cause of the fire. No injuries were reported.