SPRINGFIELD, IL- The Springfield Fire Department is investigating a house fire on the city's north side.
Firefighters responded to the call at 1436 North 28th Street at 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.
A neighbor called in the fire and originally thought there was a person inside the home.
The first crews arriving did a search of the home and found no one inside. It was later discovered that the occupant was not home at the time of the fire.
There were no reported injuries and the fire is still under investigation. Red Cross is helping the resident find shelter.