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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Firefighters responded to a house fire scene Thursday in Springfield.

The fire happened at an address near the intersection of East Jackson Street and Wheeler Avenue. The department said on Twitter on that is working on getting the flames under control. Crews saw heavy flames when they first came to the scene.

WAND-TV sent a crew to the area on Thursday night. The station is working to learn more about the extent of the fire and possible injuries.

This developing story will be updated as more information is released.