A home in the 1200 block of Wolverton Lane in Belton was destroyed by fire on Wednesday evening. No serious injuries were reported, but a family of six was displaced. The Red Cross is assisting the family with lodging and other necessities.
The Belton Fire Department was dispatched to the fire at 7:20 p.m. Eight Belton firefighters fought the blaze. They were assisted by firefighters from Central Bell Fire and Rescue.
A preliminary investigation at the scene determined that the fire started in one of the bedrooms of the house. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.