A home in the 8700 block of Susan Lane in Dittmer was destroyed by a fire on Nov. 15, Cedar Hill Fire Protection District Chief Mick Fischer said.
Fischer said he believes the house was being rented to a single occupant, who was not home at the time of the fire.
Cedar Hill Fire got a call at 6:01 p.m. about the fire, and crews arrived on the scene at 6:14 p.m., he said.
Fischer said crews brought the fire under control by 6:58 p.m. and were on the scene until 9:49 p.m.
He said he does not know the cause of the fire, and it is being investigated by the state Fire Marshal’s Office and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.
The Hillsboro and De Soto Rural fire protection districts and the Big River Ambulance District helped with the call.