1 dead in Westbrook Road house fire

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Metro Arson is investigating a fire at a home in Pleasure Ridge Park that left one man dead Monday.

The incident happened in the 7600 block of Westbrook Road just before 6 p.m.

According to the PRP Fire Department, the victim, a man, was in his 80’s.

Officials say when fire crews arrived on the scene, they found the victim’s son running into the burning home trying to rescue his father. The victim's name has not yet been released.

The cause of the fire is unknown and it’s unclear if the home had working smoke detectors. 

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