Fire engulfs back of Portland neighborhood home

Fire engulfs back of Portland neighborhood home
A Louisville firefighter tackles heavy flames and smoke at a Portland home on Jan. 22. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Heavy smoke billowing from a Portland home in Louisville on Jan. 22.
Heavy smoke billowing from a Portland home in Louisville on Jan. 22. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A house fire broke out in the back of a Portland neighborhood home Friday afternoon, a Metrosafe spokesperson confirmed to WAVE 3 News.

It was first reported around 3:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of Rowan Street.

Though heavy smoke could be seen billowing from the roof of the house, the Metrosafe spokesperson said no injuries were reported after Louisville Fire Department crews responded.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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