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House fire contained near Churchill Downs

Firefighters extinguish a fire that damaged a home early Thursday morning near 5th & Longfield Ave. Firefighters extinguish a fire that damaged a home early Thursday morning near 5th & Longfield Ave.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A house caught fire early Thursday morning near the intersection of 5th & Longfield Ave., which is near Churchill Downs.

Metrosafe dispatch received a 911 call just before 5 a.m., and says firefighters extinguished it minutes later. There were no reports of injuries.

A woman who lived there escaped the home safely and was interviewed by arson investigators, which is standard procedure.

There is nothing indicating the woman is a suspect, according to officials at the scene. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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