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Home catches fire in the Russell neighborhood

MetroSafe confirmed the fire was reported in the 2400 block of West Chestnut Street shortly before midnight on Wednesday. (Source: Google Maps) MetroSafe confirmed the fire was reported in the 2400 block of West Chestnut Street shortly before midnight on Wednesday. (Source: Google Maps)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Nearly 50 firefighters worked to put out flames after  a home caught fire in the Russell neighborhood.

MetroSafe confirmed the fire was reported in the 2400 block of West Chestnut Street shortly before midnight on Wednesday.

Fire officials said the house the fire started in was vacant, but six people who lived in two units in a neighboring apartment building had to be evacuated because of smoke.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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