An early morning fire destroyed a home on Bell Street and damaged two others this morning (Wednesday).
911 received the call from a passerby who spotted the blaze at 3:19 a.m.
Members of the Smithville Volunteer Fire Department and Smithville Police Department responded.
Smithville Fire Chief Charlie Parker told WJLE that the cause of the fire is currently undetermined. Although the home had electricity, no one was believed to be living there.
Homes on either side of the residence were also damaged as heat from the fire melted the vinyl siding on the ends of those houses facing the fire. One of those homes was apparently occupied. No one was injured.