The alarm sounded at 12:37 a.m. for the address in the 8000 block of East Southview Drive and when firefighters arrived 3 minutes later- fire could be seen coming from the rear of the "1-story" structure.
Until 1:03 a.m.- it was not known if anyone was inside the house until that time when the "owner" arrived- confirming the home was empty.
The Belton and KC-MO fire departments responded either to the scene or to fill empty GFD stations..
The fire was out by 1:15 a.m.- with no reports of injuries.
Please watch KSHB-41 NBC Action News at 8 a.m.- 5 and 10 p.m. for more details.