(KMOV.com) -- An Arnold, Missouri family is without a house after fire gutted their home Sunday afternoon.
Fire crews responded to the scene in the 2200 block of Benton around 2 p.m. Firefighters said they were met with intense flames heavy smoke coming from the rear of the home. Firefighters were able to containt the blaze quickly.
Officials said nobody was home when the fire erupted. The home is considered to be a total loss. Investigators are working to determine how the blaze started.