LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Twenty firefighters were needed to put out a blaze at a Buechel apartment complex Tuesday evening.
Jefferson County Fire crews were called to the 4400 block of Newport Road at about 7 p.m. When they arrived, they found thick black smoke coming from the basement, and multiple people needing to be rescued.
Eight occupants were rescued from the building.
As of 9 p.m., 30 occupants had been displaced from the building, according to a statement from a Jefferson County Fire spokesman.
The Red Cross is helping those who have been displaced.
Fire officials say food left on a burning stove caused the fire.