Fire collapses vacant house, damages neighboring home

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on October 18, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 18 at 10:02 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- An overnight fire at a vacant home off Dumensil Street has damaged a neighboring home.

Firefighters were called out to to the 1300 block of Olive Street around 2 a.m. Thursday morning.  Thirty firefighters worked to control the blaze before the vacant home collapsed.

The fire did cause some damage to a neighboring home which was occupied - everyone inside the neighboring home did make it out safely.

One firefighter did suffer a knee injury and he was treated at the scene.

Firefighters are not sure what caused the blaze, an investigation is underway.

 

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