ALTON, Mo -

A fire destroyed a house on County Road 402 Monday afternoon in Alton. 

The Alton fire chief told KY3 News that when crews arrived on scene around 1:00 p.m., the back of the house was fully engulfed. 

Fire crews from three departments were dispatched to the scene. 

No one was injured in the fire. Officials believe an electrical issue caused the blaze.