LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A fire destroyed a three-story home in the Audubon neighborhood Tuesday.
It happened just after 5:15 a.m. on Greenup Road near McKinley Avenue. Video sent to WDRB News by a neighbor shows massive flames shooting through the house. Neighbors said the home was about 120 years old.
According to a news release from Louisville Fire & Rescue, crews arrived at the scene about four minutes after the first call came in to find the home engulfed in flames. Firefighters took a defensive posture to fight the blaze. Officials said two people inside the home were alerted by recently installed smoke detectors and made it out safely.
It took more than two hours for 30 firefighters to bring the fire under control, but the building is a total loss. A neighboring house sustained minor damage.
No injuries have been reported. Firefighters at the scene said the fire may have started in the rear of the home, in a room used for crafts. Arson investigators are working to determine the exact cause.
The family that lived there, obviously displaced, is accepting donations through a GoFundMe page. Click here for more information.
Also, friends and neighbors have come together to take the family food as they recover from what they've lost. If you'd like to contribute, click here.
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