Evansville crews respond to Oregon Street house fire


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — Evansville fire crews responded to house fire early Wednesday morning that damaged a neighboring home.

The fire department arrived shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of West Oregon Street where flames were coming from the front of the house and the side.

The fire also damaged a home next door.

Crews put out that fire in less than two hours.

EFD tells Eyewitness News a neighbor called 911 to report the fire. The person inside at the time was able to leave the home safely and alerted neighbors of the fire.

The fire heavily damaged the first floor and the attic of the home.

The flames spread to the siding of a home next door, but crews were able to put those out in minutes.

EFD says no one was injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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(This story was originally published on January 6, 2021)

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