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One treated after Okolona house fire

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The fire happened in the 8600 block of Timber Hollow Road in Okolona. The fire happened in the 8600 block of Timber Hollow Road in Okolona.
Fire trucks were on the scene of the fire Thursday morning. Fire trucks were on the scene of the fire Thursday morning.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A fire early Thursday badly damaged a house in Okolona.

Around 1:45 a.m., firefighters were called to the 8600 block of Timber Hollow Road on a report of a house fire with three children possibly trapped.

Chief Rich Carlson of the Okolona Fire Department said arriving crews found flames shooting through the roof of the house, but everyone managed to escape the burning building safely.

Carlson said firefighters from three departments – Okolona, Highview and Fairdale – made and aggressive attack on the fire and were able to bring it quickly under control.

One person who was in the home was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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