UPDATE @ 11:31 p.m.: The cause of the house fire in the 1800 block of Hillside Avenue is under investigation.
The flames caused severe damage to the two-story structure.
UPDATE @ 9:30 p.m.
The house fire on Hillside Avenue is out but the street remains closed until further notice.
No injuries have been reported.
The Springfield Fire Rescue Division is working to determine the cause.