2-alarm fire in University Heights

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS (FOX19)-- Fire crews are on the scene of a 2-alarm fire that occurred Wednesday afternoon.

Fire crews were called to the 500 block of Riddle Road a short time after 4:00pm for numerous calls about smoke.

Crews discovered that there was a working fire with peolpe trapped above the fire. A second alalrm was sounded immedately.

The occupants were sheltered in pace while the fire was put out below them. Everone was resued safely from the home and there are no reports of injuires.

The cause of of the fire is undetermined. officials say that there were working smoke detectors in the home.

Damages is extimated to be at $40,000 dollars and several people are being assisted by Red Cross.

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