Belton fire

Firefighters battle a blaze Monday morning at the a home in the 700 block of South Penelope Street.

BELTON - A Belton residence in the 700 block of South Penelope Street was destroyed by a fire that started at about 10:15 a.m. Monday, city of Belton spokesman Paul Romer said.

This was the second fire recently at this small, wood-framed residence, according to Romer.

One exterior wall and a majority of the roof were lost in this fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Belton Fire Department.