Authorities investigate late night fire in Owensboro


OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) — Authorities are continuing to investigate a structure fire that broke out last night in Owensboro.

According to the Fire Departments Facebook page, crews responded to a house fire at the intersection of West First and Plum streets just after 8:30 Saturday night.

Authorities say the first units found an the home on fire with someone still inside.

Crews rescued the victim and they were transported to the hospital for treatment.

Nobody else was found inside the home.

Fire officials say the fire appears to have started at the rear of the older home that had been renovated.

The roof collapsed and authorities say the structure is likely a total loss.

The investigation remains ongoing and we will continue update you with more information as it becomes available.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories