Pictures: house fire in west Springfield Thursday; 2 badly burned

POSTED: 06:30 PM CST Jan 16, 2014    UPDATED: 05:49 PM CST Jan 16, 2014 

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Firefighters, emergency medical technicians and police officers rushed to a home on West Mount Vernon Street after a report of a fire.

Emergency responders found two people with third-degree burns over most of their bodies in the yard outside the home.  They also found three children nearby.  They suffered smoke inhalation.   The fire was reported at 2 p.m. near Lafontaine Avenue, a couple of blocks west of Kansas Expressway.   The smoke from the fire was visible several miles away.

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