Fire destroys a home at 14551 Malaruni Road in Ralls County.

Firefighters arrived Monday afternoon to find the house engulfed in flames. No one was home at the time of the fire. Firefighters say water wasn’t available from nearby hydrants resulting in complications in fighting the fire. Hannibal Rural firefighters were assisted by crews from Ralls County… New London and Hannibal fire departments. The American Red Cross is assisting the family.