UPDATE:5:15 p.m.- Requests have been made for a formal statement from Sweet Springs Fire Chief Todd Anderson. A return call has not been made at this time.

KMZU will update with further information as details are released.

SWEET SPRINGS, Mo—  A KMZU listener has reported a structure fire in rural Sweet Springs.fire 2

According to reports the blaze is currently half involved in one side of the mobile home located at 11654 Concord Ave just east of highway 127.

Crews are on scene and have indicated a few explosions have been heard coming from inside the home. Injuries are currently unknown.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area to allow space for first responders to bring the blaze under control.

We will continue to monitor the situation and bring you updates as they are available.