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Crews rescue 6 after home catches fire

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Firefighters on the scene of the fire. Firefighters on the scene of the fire.
The fire started in the 1400 block of South 28th Street, near Woodland Avenue. The fire started in the 1400 block of South 28th Street, near Woodland Avenue.
Four adults and two children had to be rescued. Four adults and two children had to be rescued.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Four adults and two children had to be rescued from a house after it caught fire in Louisville's west end.

According to MetroSafe, at 8:28 a.m. Tuesday the Louisville Fire Department was called to the scene in the 1400 block of South 28th Street, near Woodland Avenue.

When crews arrived they discovered six people were inside the home.

The fire started on the first floor of the building and quickly spread through the entire house which was divided into apartments.

Fire Major Jim Frederick said, "Four adults and two children were inside at the time of the fire. Two adults came on the front roof and passed the children down to neighbors. The other two adults came out from the first floor."

Crews were able to gain control of the fire in 20 minutes.

Three of the four adults were transported to an area hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

The two children were evaluated at the scene and went home with their grandmother.

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