House Fire Displaces 8 in Springfield

4-28 57th FireSPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A fire ripped through a home, sending one person to the hospital and displacing the eight people who lived there.

The fire was on the 800 block of 57th Street. Firefighters say it was a large, active fire by the time they showed up.

Even with a quick knockdown, the fire heavily damaged the home.

“We love these guys and we’re thankful that they’re ok,” said Jessica Nugent, the victims’ neighbor. “They’re definitely going to need a lot of help.”

No word yet on a cause. The Red Cross is helping those displaced.

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