Evansville Fire Department: house fire “under control”


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT)- The Evansville Fire Department says a house fire in the 1100 block of Baker Ave. near Louisiana St. is “under control.” Officials say nine people, including two children, were in the home but all were able to get out. Two people are being checked out for minor smoke inhalation.

The blaze forced Louisiana St. to close temporarily at Baker Ave. Dispatch says the call came in around 11:15 Thursday morning. There is no word on what caused the fire.

(This story was originally published on March 18, 2021)

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