Crews from several area departments battle fire in rural home

The fire was reported just before 1:40 p.m. in the 1400 block of FM 1237. (Photo by Megan Vanselow)

BELL COUNTY, Texas (KWTX) Crews from several area departments responded after fire broke out Wednesday afternoon in a rural home north of Temple in Bell County.

The fire was reported just before 1:40 p.m. in the 1400 block of FM 1237.

Firefighters from Troy and Moffat responded.

The house sustained major fire and smoke damage, but no one was injured.

A resident who was home when the fire started escaped safely.

The cause is under investigation.