Fire damages vacant home in west Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Firefighters battled a vacant house fire in west Springfield Wednesday.

Firefighters responded to the home in the 900 block of West Elm Street.

Neighbors reported smoke coming from the home. Crews arrived and quickly contained the fire. The fire spread to the home's basement. Fire marshals do not know a cause of the fire.

Firefighters do not believe this fire is related to another just hours before in Springfield Wednesday.