The fire started around 11 Thursday morning at a home on Northwood. Firefighters from Fayetteville, Farmington and Prairie Grove helped West Fork Fire Department to extinguish the flames.
A fire crew member at the house said no one was home when the fire started.
Heavy smoke could be seen around the neighborhood. No one was seriously injured in the flames, but at least 3 fire fighters were treated by EMS for dehydration and exposure. Neighbors told us they could hear a loud boom followed by series of popping coming from the home when the fire started.
Director for Washington County Emergency Management, John Luther said the fire appeared have started either in the backyard area or the back of the house.
The Washington County Fire Marshall is investigating the fire.