Today (Wednesday morning), a fire broke out at the Chardonnay Apartment Complex in Springfield. According to the Springfield Fire Department, careless smoking caused the fire that caused extensive damage to the 48-unit building. The American Red Cross is responding to the incident by giving assistance to residents who lost their homes. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has more.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-2 tornado crossed between Stone and Taney Counties early Wednesday morning. Officials are still investigating the path of the storms in Dallas County to determine if there was, in fact, a tornado there. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark reports.