Springfield, Mo. -- (11/28/2017) Firefighters from several counties responded to a large house fire in Ozark Tuesday evening.

The fire broke out just before 4:30 p.m. on 23rd Avenue between Greenbridge Road and Cottage Boulevard. Crews from Christian County, Greene County and Taney County all responded to the scene. Witnesses say they saw something burning on the back deck before notifying officials. One responding firefighter was treated for exhaustion, after being sick prior to the call. No one was home at the time of the fire.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.