Heavy flames shot out of a home on west Scott near Missouri in Springfield Wednesday morning.
Crews say they found thick, black smoke when they got on scene just after 8:15 a.m.
Firefighters say no one was in the house when the fire started, and no one has been injured fighting the flames.
The fire was knocked down quickly and under control by 8:30 a.m.
A fire marshal is on the scene investigating.
Neighbors say this is the third time the same house has caught fire.