Photo from Greg Tolbert, ReeceNichols Lake of the Ozarks

A major fire that destroyed the former Al Elam now ReeceNichols Real Estate building in Lake Ozark is now under investigation.

According to Fire Chief Mark Amsinger, they arrived on the scene around 3:20AM Sunday morning to find the building 30% involved.

Amsinger says that high winds upwards of 30 miles an hour continued to fan the flames as crews fought to get the fire under control.

The Missouri State Fire Marshall’s office is now looking into what caused the fire.

No one was injured.

Press Release for Structure Fire 11152020-1