Louisville firefighters respond to fire on Hale Avenue - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Louisville firefighters respond to fire on Hale Avenue

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Emergency workers with Louisville Fire and Rescue responded to flames at a home early Saturday morning.

The fire happened in the 1600 block of Hale Avenue, near South 16th Street, according to Lt. Colonel Eugene J. Botner, Assistant Chief of Operations for the Louisville Fire Department. Officials say firefighters arrived at the scene shortly before 4 a.m.

Firefighters initially made entry through the basement and removed one male resident who was unable to find his way out after being woken up by smoke. There's no word on the man's condition.

Officials say three people lived inside the four-bedroom home. According to authorities, the fire started in a first floor bedroom and spread to other rooms. Investigators say the building sustained moderate damage as a result of the flames.
The flames did not spread to nearby structures, according to officials. It took 25 firefighters about 14 minutes to get the fire under control.
Authorities say one person is receiving aid from the American Red Cross.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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