A fire broke out at 607 S.E. Fifth St. Sunday morning, the home of Richard and Pamela Parsons.


A fire broke out at 607 S.E. Fifth St. Sunday morning, the home of Richard and Pamela Parsons.

The fire destroyed the northwest corner of the home, with smoke damage throughout the house.

“There was a lot of fire with a lot of smoke damage and fire damage,” said Newton fire Chief Gary Denny. “Crews could see heavy smoke from several blocks away.”