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Apartments damaged in early morning fire

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Fire crews outside of the apartment complex. Fire crews outside of the apartment complex.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Fire crews responded to the scene of an apartment fire Thursday morning.

According to MetroSafe, the fire started at 6:33 a.m. in the 3700 block of Chateau Lane, located off of Preston Highway.

Okolona, Camp Taylor and Highview fire crews reported seeing heavy smoke when they arrived at the Chateau Lane Apartments, but were able to get the flames under control by 7:08 a.m.

Four apartments were damaged in the blaze. A neighbor saw the smoke and was able to knock on doors to alert the people inside.

No injuries were reported and firefighters were even able to rescue two pet birds inside one of the apartments.

The Red Cross has been contacted to assist residents who have been displaced.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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