By Tristen Lang, Raytown Fire Protection District

Just after 10:15 this morning crews responded to the 9200 block of E 61st Street on a reported house fire. 

Upon arrival, command advised a light haze was coming from a two-story residence and working fire was ordered. 

Dispatch did advise that the residence did not have a working phone per a neighbor. 

Upon entry into the residence to begin search and fire suppression a resident was found in the structure and had been evacuated and transported to an area hospital for observation.  

The cause of the fire is under investigation by Raytown Fire Investigators.

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