1 hospitalized following Newport house fire

Viewer photo from Rochell McKinnie
Viewer photo from Rochell McKinnie

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - One person is in the hospital following a fire in Newport Ky.

The fire broke out around 9:45 p.m. on Monday at a house on Saratoga Street.

Crews arriving on the scene were able to contain the blaze to the top floor of the building.

Firefighters say that one person was taken to UC Medical Center following the blaze. Although it is unclear what the extent of his injuries are, crews say that the man was outside of the residence when they arrived on the scene.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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