The home at 416 Perkins Road west of St. Clair was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning, April 15.

No one was home at the time of the fire, which was reported just after 3 a.m. Sunday. There were no injuries.

When St. Clair Fire Protection District crews arrived, the residence was engulfed. The blaze was brought under control and extinguished within about a half hour.

A neighbor saw the fire and called 911.

The cause of the fire is undetermined and is being investigated.

For more, please see the Wednesday, April 18, Missourian.